Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • Cooker French Onion Soup

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  • Ingredients:Servings:

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  • 6

    lbs onions, sliced

  • ¼

    cup butter

  • 14

    cups beef stock

  • ½

    teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1

    bay leaf

  • ¼

    teaspoon thyme

  • salt and pepper

  • For 2 servings

  • 2

    tablespoons sherry wine (optional)

  • 2

    slices toasted crusty bread

  • 2

    tablespoons grated parmesan cheese

  • ¼

    cup shredded gruyere cheese

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  • Directions:

  • Prep Time: 1 hr

  • Total Time: 5 hrs

  • 1

    Over medium heat sauté the onion in butter until soft and translucent and caramel colour. Make this in 3 batches.

  • 2

    Place onions in slow cooker.

  • 3

    Deglaze cooking skillet with some of the beef stock;this is the secret to that taste.

  • 4

    Add to slow cooker along with the remaining beef broth (your own homemade or powdered mixed with boiling water).

  • 5

    Add Worcestershire sauce, thyme and bay leaf.

  • 6

    Cover; cook on High for 4 hours or on low for 6-8 hours.

  • 7

    Add salt and pepper to taste. Remove bay leaf.

  • 8

    Divide soup into appropriate containers.

  • 9

    Seal and freeze.

  • 10

    When ready to enjoy your French Onion Soup.

  • 11

    Remove from freezer and place in a microwave dish with 2 tbsp sherry; heat for 5 minutes.

  • 12

    Add Parmesan cheese to your onion soup bowl. Place one slice of toasted bread over the cheese. Fill bowl with soup.

  • 13

    Top with shredded Gruyère cheese.

  • 14

    Place under broiler to melt your cheese.

  • 15

    Tip: When adding your ingredients to the slow cooker make sure they are all hot.

  • 16

    Use the processor to slice your onions. I once read 'If I use my food processor just to make onion soup it will be worth the cost".

  • 17

    Bon Appettit!

  • Read more: http://www.food.com/recipe/slow-cooker-french-onion-soup-268870#ixzz1DyQeU3Xt

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