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French onion soup

  • RECIPE MAKES: 4 serves
  • PREP TIME: 10 min
  • COOK TIME: 50 min
  • THIS RECIPE IS PROTEIN FREE
Soup:

 

 

Step 1

Melt butter in a medium sized saucepan.  Add onion and salt, cook over medium heat; 10min, stirring occasionally.    

Step 2

Add mustard and thyme; stir and cover.  Continue to cook very slowly; 25min, onion will be super soft and simmering in its’ own liquid.  

Step 3

Add water and pepper.  Simmer further 10min.   

Step 4

Serve topped with bread and cheese, see below.  

Topping:

  

Step 1

Divide soup evenly across 4 small oven proof bowls.   

Step 2

Top each with 1 slice of bread and 1 slice of cheese.  

Step 3

Place soup under the grill, heated to high (or top shelf of an oven pre-heated to 180°C) until cheese is melted.  Remove from grill using oven proof gloves.  

 

Step 4

Serve hot.

Top Tip:

Try using different low protein cheeses if preferred. Mozzarella and Pizza are also full of flavour.

This recipe has been specifically designed for a low protein diet. Refer to labels for allergen and other product information. 

  • Soup:
  • 2 Tbsp Butter (or margarine)
  • 3 large brown onions, peeled, finely sliced
  • 1 tsp salt  
  • ½ tsp each dry mustard powder, dried thyme leaves 
  • 2 cups water 
  • White pepper, to taste
  • Topping:
  • 4 Slices Fate Low Protein bread (www.vitafriendspku.com/au/recipes/fate-low-protein-bread/) 
  • 4 Slices Low Protein Cheese (myLife – Biocheese Cheddar Slices)