Slow Cooker French Onion Soup
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Fabulous caramelized onions are a snap to make using a slow cooker – no stirring required.
uncooked onion(s)3 pound(s), sliced (about 6 to 7 large onions)
unsalted butter2 Tbsp, melted
kosher salt2 tsp
fino sherry¼ cup(s)
minced garlic2 tsp
reduced-sodium chicken broth3 cup(s)
reduced sodium beef broth3 cup(s)
fresh thyme5 sprig(s), (plus extra for garnish)
bay leaf1 leaf/leaves
low sodium soy sauce1 tsp
black pepper¼ tsp, freshly ground
shredded parmesan cheese3 Tbsp
- Combine onions, butter and salt in a slow cooker; cover and cook on high until onions are well-browned, about 8 to 10 hours. Add sherry and garlic; stir to combine. Leave slow cooker set to high and let sit, uncovered, for alcohol to burn off, about 10 to 15 minutes.
- Stir in both broths, thyme, bay leaf and sugar; cook, covered, on high, for flavors to blend, about 2 to 3 more hours. Remove thyme and bay leaf; stir in soy sauce and pepper. Sprinkle each serving with cheese and garnish with thyme just before serving. Yields about 1 1/2 cups soup and 1/2 tablespoon cheese per serving.