slow cooker French onion soup

Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

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sylvia bourque


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4 to 6 servings
20 Min
10 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 6 medium
    yellow onions sliced thinly
  • 4 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    better than bouillon, beef flavor
  • 2 sprig(s)
  • 1/2 c
    dry red wine
  • 2 can(s)
    campbell’s beef consommé
  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
  • ·
    hearty day old bread or toast, thick sliced
  • 2 c
    gruyere or swiss cheese, shredded

How to Make slow cooker French onion soup


  1. 1.Turn slow cooker to high and add butter. Add onions, bouillon and thyme the pour wine into slow cooker.
  2. 2.Cover and allow to cook 7−8 hours (onions will be soft and dark brown). Pour 2 cans beef consommé and 1 cup water into slow cooker and stir to combine. Cook for 1 hour.
  3. 3.Remove thyme stems and test for seasoning. Mix cornstarch and ¼ cup cold water together in small bowl then stir cornstarch mixture into soup. Allow to cook an additional 30 minutes.
  4. 4.When ready to serve, preheat oven on broil setting. Arrange individual oven safe bowls on a baking sheet. Ladle soup into bowls, filling to ½” from top. Place a piece of bread on top of each portion of soup and top with shredded cheese. Place under broiler until cheese is melted and bubbly (do not walk away! this will take only about 30 seconds to 1 minute).
  5. 5.Serve and enjoy!

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About slow cooker French onion soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American

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