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Low Fat French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup


  • 4 onions, sliced
  • 1/2 tsp butter
  • A little olive oil or canola spray
  • 3 Tbsp white wine
  • A sprig or two of fresh or dry thyme
  • 4 cups chicken stock, large
  • Salt and pepper
  • A piece of whole wheat toast baked in oven with grated gouda cheese till it browns slightly.
  • 1 tsp garlic paste, finely chopped


  1. Grease with butter and olive your heavy bottom pan.
  2. Add onions and garlic and cook them on a slow flame until they caramelize about 20 minutes.
  3. Add the wine. Then add the stock add let it simmer.
  4. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Put wholewheat bread in toaster and toast. Add grated cheese and let it melt till slightly brown in oven.
  6. Add soup to bowl with a good amount of onions. Top with toast and serve.