Onion and Mushroom Soup

Good morning, afternoon or evening depending on your time zone. I am coming to you with a new recipe. Introducing the high protein onion soup! If you are like me and you like a good onion, from a red onion (personal favourite) to a super sweet shallot you have come to the right place. This is a quick simple recipe that wouldn’t take a chunk out of your day but full you up, guilty free.

 

Ingredients:

  • Mushrooms, fresh, 6 medium
  • Quinoa, 200g
  • Fresh Ginger, 2 tbsp
  • Spring Onion, 4 sprigs
  • Red Onion, 4 Large
  • Parsley, 1 sprigs
  • Leeks, 1 leek
  • Garlic, 4 clove
  • Pepper, black, 1 tsp
  • Himalayan Pink Salt, pinch
  • Paprika, 1 tsp
  • Dried Chilli flakes, 1 tsp
  • Groundnut Oil, 80 gram
  • Lime Juice, juice of 1 lime
  • Naan bread , 1 each
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 800ml of water

Method:

  1. Chop and prepare all your vegetables

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2. Make your spice mix, grind your groundnut oil, pepper, salt, dried chillis and paprika. Add a tsp of extra olive oil post grind.

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3. Sauté your Leek, red onions, garlic in your pan, 2 mins

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4. Add your spice mix and mix for 1 minutes

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5. Add your 600ml of boiling hot water

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6.Leave to simmer on a low heat for 10 minutes

7. Add Quinoa to mix and 200ml of water, mix and cook for 10 mins. Low heat.

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8. Add chopped mushrooms, parsley and 1 juice of lime, mix and leave to cook for 5 mins. Low heat.

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10. Serve hot with Naan Bread

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Serves 4.

 

Nutritional Benefits:

  • Low saturated fats
  • High in fibre: 7.4g per serving! (recommended 30 for men and 25 for women a day)
  • 13.9g of protein: got to love Quinoa for the protein

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