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Mimolette French Onion Soup

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Aged Cheese


Rich in Color Rich in Taste! This cheese is aged for about 9 months and has a very fruity and nutty flavor. The bright, deep tangerine color of the cheese comes from the annatto plant. When shaved this cheese helps create an exquisite touch to your creative cooking. It looks fabulous on spinach salads and it also pairs well with apples and pears.

Ingredients & Nutrition Facts

Ingredients: Pasteurized cow's milk, salt, cheese culture, rennet, annatto.

Nutrition Facts: Serv Size 1oz (28g) Servings: Varied, Amount/Serving: Calories 100, Fat Cal. 70, Total Fat 8g (12% DV) Sat. Fat 4g,(20% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholest. 30mg (9% DV), Sodium 130mg (5% DV), Total Carb. 0g, Fiber 0g, Sugars 0g, Protein 6g, Vit A 3%, Vit C 0%, Calcium 20%, Iron 0%.

*Percent of daily values (DV) are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Mimolette French Onion Soup

(serves four)

  • 2 medium onions
  • 5 tablespoons (2.5 oz) butter
  • 2 thick slices of smoked bacon
  • 6 cups (48 oz) of beef or chicken stock
  • 1 cup (8 oz) wine
  • 1 small baguette
  • 1 large handfull of grated Mimollete

  • 1. In a small pan gently sweat onions and garlic in the butter until tender.
    2. Add the bacon, stock, wine and bouquet garni*, simmer covered for 30 minutes - remove the bacon.
    3. Puree the soup in a blender or food processor.
    4. Slice the baguette and sprinkle grated cheese on top of each slice.
    5. Ladle the soup into ovenproof bowls, place a slice of the baguette on top of each serving, sprinkle with grated Mimolette.
    6. place bowl under the boiler until the cheese has melted and is golden brown.

    *Bouquet Garni: Herb Bouquet - aromatic herbs or plants, tied together into a little bundle, used for flavoring stews and sauces

  • 3 or 4 sprigs of parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 sprigs of fresh thyme or a dash of dried thyme
  • Serving Suggestions

    Appetizer & Main Course

    Enjoy as an appetizer or add it to your recipes.

    Beverage match

    Serve with a Red Bordeaux or a dark stout beer.

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