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Creamy Onion Cheese Soup

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Servings: 3
Author: Anne Freestone


  • 2 cups sweet onion, sliced (about 1/2 large)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup smoked gouda cheese, shredded or finely cubed (about 6 oz)
  • 2 tsp worcesterchire sauce


  • Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over medium low heat, add onions and sweat until transluscent and just beginning to turn golden, about 10 minutes.
  • Add flour, salt and pepper, stirring and heating for about 2-3 minutes more, until thickened.
  • Add beef broth, and bring to a boil, about 2 minutes.
  • Add cream, cheese and worcestershire sauce, and simmer for about 5-10 minutes more, until onions are very soft and cheese is melted. Adjust seasonings as desired.