This soup is a cleverly disguised (and tasty) way of eating a whole lot of onions. You’ll find there’s not much else in the recipe. I picked this particular recipe because I’m fighting a cold and I figured it would help. Keep in mind you’ll need an immersion blender for this recipe.
Don’t expect to be in flavor country with this recipe. It’s good but bland. Surprisingly filling, the soup gave me energy and helped clear out my sinuses. I recommend serving it piping hot. While eating it, I couldn’t help but think of Stanley and Zero from the book Holes.
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I underestimated just how long it would take to sauté 8 onions (WOW). I recommend separating them out into a few different pans and cooking them simultaneously. The directions say to take the celery out before serving, but I personally like celery in my soup. When you make the toppings (more onions + cilantro) I recommend sautéing the onions until they are crunchy. Continue reading