Vegan Onion Soup for Dinner or Lunch

Who doesn’t love a yummy onion soup for lunch or dinner?  I made this recipe with only very healthy superfood ingredients so it is very good for you. Also, it is a simple soup to make.

Onions are high in protective phytonutrients, vitamins, and unique anti-inflammatory nutrients. Also, they are low in saturated fat, sodium, and cholesterol. Being so high in nutrients makes them ideal for weight loss and maintaining optimum health.  Onions are so healthy we put them in the Superfood category.
Learn All About Nutritious Onions and How Not to Get Teary

To get the most health benefits from Garlic, let it sit for a minimum of 5 minutes, after cutting and before eating or cooking.  Waiting for 5 – 10 minutes allows the health-promoting allicin to form.  If you do not let it sit, allicin is never formed, so it is worth the wait. Add some garlic to your soups, stews, and salad dressing recipes to lower high cholesterol.  Sometimes it is easier to use some Organic Freeze Dried Garlic so no chopping and peeling.

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Time to make my vegan onion soup!

Onion Soup

Who doesn't love a yummy onion soup for lunch or dinner?  I made this recipe with only very healthy superfood ingredients so it is very good for you. Also, it is a simple soup to make.
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine vegan, vegetarian
Keyword Gluten-free, onion soup, soup, Vegan, vegetarian
Author Diana Herrington


  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1-3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 Tbsp yeast extract or marmite
  • black pepper
  • parsley


  • Peel the onion and slice onions into rounds.
  • Sauté the onion in a saucepan on medium heat till lightly golden.
  • Chop the garlic finely.
  • Add the garlic to onions and saute for two minutes.
  • Now add the water, yeast extract, oregano, bay leaves, and black pepper to the pan.
  • Simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Add more water if necessary.
  • Before serving sprinkle some chopped parsley on top.
  • Now enjoy your onion soup.


Find out more about the healthy ingredients I used for this soup: onion,  garlic, water,  marmite

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