Biggest Loser Resort executive chef Cameron Payne's French Onion Soup
Recipe created by Biggest Loser Ranch executive chef Cameron Payne
This appetizing soup puts a low-calorie spin on an old favorite.
Servings: Serves 4
Ingredients
  • 3 cups beefless vegetable stock
  • 2 yellow onions
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic , chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 slice whole wheat bread
  • 1 ounce soy Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 Tbsp. parsley flakes
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
Directions
To make soup: Bring beefless stock up to a boil. In a small bowl, mix 1 tablespoon of cornstarch to 1 tablespoon of water. Mix together until smooth and add to the stock when it comes to a boil. Add the sliced onion, garlic, 1 tablespoon garlic powder, sea salt, black pepper, and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until onions are soft. Ladle soup in a bowl and top with croutons.


To make croutons:
Preheat oven to 300°. Place 2 slices of whole wheat bread on a sheet tray. Top the bread with the soy cheese, 1 teaspoon garlic powder and parsley flakes. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until bread is crunchy like a crouton. Take out of oven and let cool down. When the bread is cool, cut into 1/2-inch pieces.
Nutritional Information
Per serving: 106 calories, 6g fat, 8g protein, 22g carbohydrates, 4g dietary fiber

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