Licurdia – Tropea onion soup


1kg of new onions,
500 grams of stale bread,
30 grams lard,
red hot chilli,
grated pecorino cheese,

How to make the Licurdia:

Place 2 liters of water in a pot, add washed and peeled onions cut into pieces, lard, and salt. Cook on moderate heat for 1 hour.

In the meantime, toast bread and run chili on top.

Place in a casserole dish and place hot broth and onions.

Serve with chilli.

Serves 4

Regional recipe from Calabria