Potato and Onion Soup Au Gratin

Potato and Onion Soup Au Gratin

  • Preparation 25 min
  • Cooking 40 min
  • Servings 4
  • Freezes Yes
  • Nut-free
  • Egg-free

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Ingredients

  • Soup

    • 2 onions, thinly sliced
    • 8 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
    • 2 tbsp butter
    • 1 leek, white part only, thinly sliced
    • 4 cups (680 g) red potatoes, peeled and cubed
    • 4 cups (1 litre) chicken broth
    • 1 ½ cups (375 ml) milk
    • ½ tsp ground black pepper
    • 2 pinches ground caraway seeds (see note)
  • Toppings

    • ½ lb (225 g) bacon, chopped
    • 1 cup (100 g) sharp Gouda cheese, grated
    • 12 thin slices toasted bread
    • ½ cup (50 g) orange or white cheddar cheese, grated
    • 2 tbsp chives, finely chopped

Preparation

  • Soup

  • Toppings

Note from Ricardo

Caraway, a plant with a flavour profile similar to fennel and dill, heightens the otherwise subtle flavour of the potato, onion and leek. If you don’t have any on hand or don’t care for the taste of caraway, you can replace it here with nutmeg.

Personal Note