Warm up with a bowl of this delicious creamy onion soup. It’s perfect for those days when you want something cozy and homemade. Made from a few simple ingredients, you can easy pull this onion soup recipe together in under 30 minutes.
5-6medium sweet or yellow onions, peeled and sliced
1.5cupsrusset potato, peel and dice into small evenly sized pieces
16.9ouncechicken broth, Smart Chicken’s Chicken Bone Broth
1tablespoonlemon juice, fresh squeezed
¼teaspooncracked black pepper, to taste
2-3tablespoonscoconut milk, make sure it's mixed well before adding
½cupshiitake mushrooms, seared until slightly crispy
2tablespoons chives, chopped small
Add olive oil, minced garlic and sliced onions to a large sauté pan. Simmer over medium heat until the onions are translucent, not brown.
Once the onions are translucent add the prepared potatoes, chicken broth, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
Let everything simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the potatoes are fork tender. Stir occasionally.
While the potatoes cook, prepare the mushroom garnish.
Simply add 1 tablespoon of olive oil into a separate skillet. Add the mushrooms and cook them until they are slightly crispy. Remove the mushrooms from the pan, season them with salt and set them aside.
Once the potatoes are fork tender reduce the heat, add the lemon juice and stir until well combined. Next, carefully add everything into a blender.
Buzz all of the ingredients together until the soup is smooth and creamy, no lumps. (keep the crispy mushrooms separate)
Pour the creamy soup back into the pan.
Add the coconut milk and stir until it is well combined.
Top with crispy mushrooms or chopped fresh chives. You could aslo use crispy onions too!