Classic onion soup

This healthy and very simple soup is winter comfort food perfection. Make your own chicken stock from the bones of a roast chicken or buy some with little or no added salt for the best results

Steaming onion soup with wholegrain bread
SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 1 - 2 hours
MEAL TYPE Lunch
SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 1 - 2 hours
MEAL TYPE Lunch

Method

  1. In a large pot saute the onion slowly with the oil until very soft and mushy but not very brown.  This could take over an hour so please be patient. 
  2. When the onion is thoroughly cooked add the chicken stock and vinegar and bring to the boil, continue to cook slowly for 15 minutes
  3. Serve with some fresh herbs if available and wholegrain bread

For a vegetarian option just replace the chicken stock with vegetable stock

  • onions, sliced
  • 3 tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 litre
    chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp
    white wine vinegar
Per serve
  • Energy
    444kJ
  • Total Fat
    9.5g
  • Saturated Fat
    1.6g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    2.5g
  • Sugars
    1.9g
  • Dietary Fibre
    0.5g
  • Sodium
    520mg

Method

  1. In a large pot saute the onion slowly with the oil until very soft and mushy but not very brown.  This could take over an hour so please be patient. 
  2. When the onion is thoroughly cooked add the chicken stock and vinegar and bring to the boil, continue to cook slowly for 15 minutes
  3. Serve with some fresh herbs if available and wholegrain bread

For a vegetarian option just replace the chicken stock with vegetable stock