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Onion Cheese Soup

I made a few adjustments to this savory soup recipe I came across in a community cookbook. It's rich, buttery and cheesy, plus it's so quick to prepare. —Janice Pogozelski, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • Seasoned salad croutons
  • Optional: Grated Parmesan cheese and minced chives


  • In a large saucepan, saute the onion in butter. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until blended. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Stir in cheese until melted. Serve with croutons and; if desired, top with Parmesan cheese and minced chives.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 308 calories, 22g fat (15g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 540mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 14g protein.

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