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French Onion Soup

Caramelizing the onions is the key to a fantastic French onion soup. Cook over medium to low heat when caramelizing the onion to avoid the burnt flavor.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 45 mins
Yields: 4 Servings


1 tbsp olive oil 2 medium red or yellow onions, peeled and thinly sliced 1 leek, cleaned and thinly sliced 3 ½ cups of beef stock 2 cloves of garlic, minced ¼ tsp thyme 1 tsp of Worcestershire sauce salt and pepper to taste 1 tbsp shredded cheese


In a medium pot, sauté onions and leeks until tender with olive oil over low-medium heat. Make sure not to burn the onion and leek. Stir in the garlic. Add the beef stock and bring to boil. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Turn off the heat and blend the soup. Sprinkle shredded cheese for garnish. Add salt and pepper to taste.
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*Consult with your dietitian to make sure this recipe fits in your diet plan and stage.