Une irish onion soup - NatashaBreen

Onion Guinness Soup

Une irish onion soup - NatashaBreen

Guinness and Onion Soup is a traditional Irish dish, inspired by the famous French onion soup, Guinness and Onion Soup…. The major difference is that the Irish version uses its favourite ingredient: Guinness! This makes for a very subtle dish, with a touch of irish on top of it! To try urgently!

Taste the onion soup with Guinness

Onions, Guinness, bread and cheddar!

When it comes to knowing how to keep warm with a comforting, home-style cuisine, the Irish are pretty strong! Here, simple ingredients are used, all from the Irish gastronomic culture…

Local onions, Irish cheddar, and of course, the famous national beer (Guinness), which flows in several million pints every day in the heart of the country!

This very famous soup is a popular everyday dish.

Many Irish pubs offering meals on the premises feature this famous dish on their menus. Simple, economical, and above all delicious: this soup has all the advantages to please gourmets in search of taste and subtlety!

Allow less than 10€ per bowl, with delicious toast, and aromatic herbs to spice it up! On the program, a soup with slight sweet-salty influences, which will delight the palates!

Onion and Guinness Soup Recipe


  • Preparation time: 45 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • For about 8 people
  • 3 large onions
  • 500 ml Guinness
  • 30g of butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1.5 litres of beef stock
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 8 slices of toasted baguette bread
  • 250 ml Irish cheddar


  • Melt the butter in the saucepan and add the chopped onions.
  • Add the sugar and balsamic vinegar until caramelized.
  • Add the chopped garlic, thyme and flour.
  • Stir and then deglaze with Guinness.
  • Then add the beef stock.
  • Simmer over low heat for 20-25 minutes, stirring regularly.
  • Use ovenproof bowls. Pour the mixture into them.
  • Add the slices of toast on top and garnish with grated cheddar cheese.
  • Grill for 8 minutes at 180°C, until the cheddar cheese is grated.
  • Serve hot!

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