French Onion Soup

4 servings, ready in 1 hour and 25 minutes

Learn now how to make French Onion Soup! This delightful recipe is surprisingly easy to make with our step-by-step instructions. Try it now with SPLENDA® Sugar Alternative, Granulated!

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour 25 minutes


Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onions and SPLENDA® Granulated and stir well to coat in the oil.

Reduce the heat to low, cover the top of the onions with a piece of damp grease-proof paper, cover with a lid and leave to cook for 45 minutes.

Stir the mixture occasionally until the onions are soft.

Remove the paper, increase the heat and stirring allow the onions to brown.

Add the flour and stir for a further 1 minute.

Gradually add the stock, stirring to make a smooth soup.

Cover and simmer for 30 minutes then stir in the lemon juice.

Preheat the oven to 220°C.

Rub the clove of garlic over the bread slices, place on a baking sheet and spray with low fat cooking spray.

Cook for 10 minutes until golden and crisp. Serve the soup with the croutons on the side, garnished with parsley.



  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1½kg onions, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp SPLENDA® Granulated
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1½ litre good quality beef stock
  • Juice half a lemon
  • 8 slices French bread
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • Low fat cooking spray
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley to garnish

Nutrition information

per serving
Energy 477kcal
Fat 18.60g
of which saturates 4.30g
Carbohydrate 66.6g
of which sugars 21.20g
Fibre 7.30g
Protein 16.90g
Salt 5.40g

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