• Bavarian Beer Onion Soup

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    • 1 x Bay leaf
    • 1/2 tsp Dry basil
    • 1/2 tsp Dry thyme
    • 1/2 tsp Dry oregano
    • 1/2 tsp Fennel seed
    • 1/2 tsp Grnd nutmeg
    • 1/4 c. Black peppercorns
    • 5 x Onions, sliced 1/4" thick
    • 1 tsp Garlic, crushed
    • 3 Tbsp. Butter
    • 5 c. Water
    • 1 1/2 c. Beer, use Pilsner Beer
    • 1/2 Tbsp. Maggi seasoning
    • 4 Tbsp. Beef base, See Note


    1. To make the sachet bag, combine the bay leaf, basil, thyme, oregano, fennel seed, nutmeg and peppercorns in a piece of cheesecloth and tie it with a string. If you do not have cheesecloth, use a coffee filter.
    2. Meanwhile, saute/fry onions and garlic in butter till deep brown. Transfer to a saucepan and add in the water and beer. Bring to a boil. Add in the sachet bag of spices, the maggi Seasoning and the beef base. Simmer slowly for 30 mintues.
    3. Note: all-natural paste beef base is available at Albertsons.
    4. Oregon.

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