Low-calorie cooking spray

6 onions, thinly sliced

1 garlic clove, thinly sliced

A small handful of fresh thyme leaves, plus a few whole sprigs to garnish

900ml vegetable stock

2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 slices of wholemeal bread from a small 400g loaf

30g Gruyere cheese (or vegetarian alternative), finely grated


1 Place a wide. heavy-based pan sprayed with low-calorie cooking spray over a low heat. Add the onions and garlic and fry very gently for 30-35 minutes, or until golden brown. Stir well, then add the thyme leaves. stock and vinegar. Bring to the boil. simmer for 10-15 minutes and season.

2 Preheat your grill to high. Lightly toast the bread on both sides. Cut each slice of toast in half diagonally. sprinkle over the Gruyere and grill for 2-3 minutes. or until the cheese has melted and is bubbling

3 Ladle the soup into bowls and top each with a cheesy toast half Scatter with the thyme sprigs and serve immediately

Syns per serving: All choices 3
SAVE: ME SYNS Instead of serving your soup with the cheesy toasts, swirl in a dollop of fat-free natural fromage frais just before serving — then you’ll have a soup that’s Free on all choices.

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