This soup is more than just delicious—it's good for you! Onion-family vegetables offer cancer-fighting compounds and antioxidant flavonoids; they also seem to help lower blood pressure and levels of cholesterol.
2 teaspoons olive oil
3 cups diced onions
6 spring onions, sliced
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon sugar
2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
3/4 cup chicken stock
1 cup low-fat milk
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Directions Preparation:20min › Cook:20min › Extra time:5min › Ready in:45min
Heat the oil in a large nonstick saucepan over low heat. Add the onions, spring onions, garlic, sugar, thyme and a pinch of salt, and cook gently for 10 minutes or until tender.
Add the stock and 3/4 cup water and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Purée with the milk, then heat through to serve.