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Sybil’s Faux Onion Soup

By Delano D’Silva

Preparation time: 10 min
Cook time: 10 min
Serves: 4-5

Ingredients

  • 2-3 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion or 1 small shallot
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ -1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 L beef stock (preferably homemade)
  • 1-3 tsp “Sybil’s Green Curry Paste”
  • 2 cups 2 day old bread cut into large cubes
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Method

  1. Heat oil in a medium size pot.
  2. Add onion, sugar and cook until caramelized.
  3. Add beef stock and “Sybil’s Green Curry Paste.”
  4. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 min.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. While soup is simmering, place small handfuls of bread into “french onion soup bowls”.
  7. Preheat broiler to high.
  8. When soup is ready, ladle into bowls.
  9. Cover with cheese and broil until cheese is melted.
  10. Serve.