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Balderson Creamy Cheddar Onion Soup
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Soups - Creamy Cheddar Onion Soup

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1/4 cupSalted Butter50 mL
3 cupsOnions, quartered and thinly sliced750 mL
1 1/2 cupsWater375 mL
4 1/2 tspChicken Broth Mix22 mL
1/4 cupAll-purpose flour50 mL
1 3/4 cups Milk425 mL
1 1/2 cups Balderson Old Cheddar (white) grated375 mL
 Salt & Pepper  
 Buttered Croutons (optional)  


  • Serves 4
  • Melt butter in large saucepan
  • Sauté onions over medium heat about 10 minutes
  • Stir in water and broth mix, and bring to boil. Cover and simmer 15 minutes
  • Smoothly combine flour and milk, and add to saucepan
  • Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Remove from heat
  • Add 3/4 cup (175 mL) cheese, stir until melted
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Ladle into 4 oven-proof soup bowls, sprinkle with buttered croutons, and top with remaining cheese
  • Broil until cheese is melted. Don’t let cheese burn or brown