Classic French Onion Soup

patricia taylor

By
@blackvelvet65

This is my Mom's recipe it is the best.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

7 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

10
onions, thinly sliced
2 Tbsp
butter, melted
1 Tbsp
sugar
8 c
vegetable broth
2 Tbsp
brandy or cognac
1 tsp
each of salt and pepper
12
baguette slices
2 c
shredded swiss cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium to large slow cooker, combine onions and butter. Toss well and cover. Cook on high for 1 hour.
2
Add sugar. Stir. Fold a clean tea towel in half over top of crock pot to absorb moisture. Cook on high for 4 hours, stirring two or three times, replacing towel.
3
Remove towel and add broth, brandy and seasoning. Stir well. Cook on high for 2 more hours.
4
Preheat broiler. Ladle soup into 6 ovenproof bowls. Place 2 bread slices in each bowl and sprinkle with cheese. Broil 2 to 3 minutes. Serve hot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: French