Black Cow Cheddar & Onion Soup

Cheddar & Onion Soup

This deliciously creamy, warming soup makes for an ideal lunch on an autumnal day. 

 Ingredients

Butter, 30g

Large onions, six

Cloves of garlic, two

Large potatoes, three
Black Cow Cheddar, grated, 80g
Veg stock, 600ml
Cream, 100ml
Chopped fresh thyme, 1tbsp

  Step by step

Melt butter in a heavy-based saucepan with a lid on a low/medium temperature.
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Add the diced onions and chopped garlic.
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Cover with baking parchment and lid, season with salt and pepper.
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Let sweat until completely translucent, stirring occasionally (don’t let them colour).
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Add chopped potatoes and stock and simmer for 20-30 mins.
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Once cooked, blitz until smooth and creamy.
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Add cream and thyme and ¾ of the grated Black Cow Cheddar.
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Stirring over low heat again to melt.
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Adjust seasoning and serve with some more Black Cow Cheddar, confit pears* and chopped chives.
*To confit pears simply slice them, fry them in goose fat and season liberally with smoked salt. Enjoy!
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