My wife and I love Outbacks Creamy Onion Soup. I have been working on perfecting this recipe for a few months. After about 6 different batches I was finally able to mimic the recipe to perfectly.

Unlike most onion soups that us a beef broth for the base this one will only use chicken sock. I tried it a few times with beef stock and it just seemed off, so I kept reducing it until I found it tasted better with no beef stock at all.

Step 1: The Ingredients

You will need the following for the soup:

For the stock:
2 quarts of low sodium chicken stock
1/3 cup of Chardonnay
1/2 tsp of salt
1 tsp of black pepper

1 large white onion
2 large yellow onions
or 5 medium onions
some butter for sauteing

For the roux base you will need:
3/4 cup of unsalted butter
1 cup + 2 tbsp of flour
1 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream
1 cup of Colby cheese + additional cheese for topping when it is done.
<p>Excellent, Thank You so much for your hard work and research. I make the soup in a crock pot, low all day. Before serving saut&eacute; same amount of onions, add to individual bowl. By cooking all day onion break down and make broth even thicker!</p>
<p>Can you explain a bit more how you did this? Do you do the amount of onions called for in the recipe in the crockpot and then add more to bowls? Or to the bowls? Thanks</p>
I follow recipe as written. After soup is all done I add saut&eacute;ed onions to individual bowls.<br>Cooking the soup in the crockpot all day breaks down the onions. <br>It makes the soup thicker, but then there are no whole onions!<br>I like the onions so I just add more to my bowl.<br>Add as many as you want!<br>Hope you enjoy. I love this recipe.
This is BETTER than Outback's!!! Theirs contains MSG which causes lots of allergic reactions in many people. Thanks for posting this!!! Sl&aacute;inte!
MSG is delicious and hasn't proven to have any worse affects on anyone than salt.
MSG does cause some people to get a bad headache and can cause drowsiness in some people. I know I am one of those people!
<p>They did a test with people like you (who claimed MSG gave them headaches) and they couldn't consistently identify food with MSG nor get headaches from it if they weren't told there was MSG in it. Why do 0% of Asian people have MSG sensitivity and magically white people are allergic to it? That's because they're not...</p>
<p>YOU are uneducated about MSG. It is a real problem for some people I get very drowsy after eating it why would you be doIng research on it anyway if you're not affected? It's not typically in Asian-American food either. That's a myth. If you care read Truth in Labeling.com </p><p>All chain restaurants use it it is horrible for many people. Have a little compassion! We never claimed it will kill us! It just makes us feel horrible.</p>
<p>Because I like to be informed about things and like to stay away from sensationalist websites with lack of proof like &quot;truth&quot; in labeling. Asian restaurants use it all the time, how can you not know that?</p>
How about substituting cream cheese for the heavy cream?
<p>SO GOOD!</p>
<p>OMG the best soup ever. Thank you for the recipe!</p>
<p>You're missing one ingredient. a bay leaf! It will send this recipe to the copycat </p><p>hall of fame.</p>
<p>I just made this tonight &amp; it was a success!! I followed the instructions exactly. It was just like the Outback!! </p>
<p>Very nice. Try ground white pepper instead of or combined with black. You'll be surprised.</p>
<p>excellent. Thank you so much for your hard work perfecting the recipe . I used the juice from canned mushrooms instead of the Chardonnay. Tastes just like at the outback. Thanks again. </p>
This sounds amazing! I will definitely be attempting this in the very near future.
After trying it, this recipe is great! Easy to follow instructions, and the end result is delicious!
Thanks so much for this recipe!! It's the only reason I go to outback at all!

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