Mom dumps 3 lbs of onions in slow cooker overnight, makes irresistible meal

Slow Cooker French Onion Soup is a heartwarming classic that hails from France. Known for its rich flavors, this dish is a delightful blend of perfectly caramelized onions simmered in a robust broth and crowned with melted cheese, often accompanied by crunchy slices of baguette. This recipe brilliantly captures the essence of sweet caramelized onions, savory broth, and luscious cheese, creating a culinary symphony.

Whether savored as a main dish or served as an appetizer before a substantial meal, this soup is a feast for the senses. Enhance your dining experience by pairing it with crusty French bread or a refreshing mixed green salad. The bread is perfect for dipping into the sumptuous broth, while the salad offers a crisp, fresh counterpoint to the soup’s richness.

Slow Cooker French Onion Soup:


3 pounds yellow onions, thinly sliced

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

2 tablespoons olive oil

¼ cup balsamic vinegar

2 sprigs fresh thyme

8 cups beef stock

1.5 cups shredded Gruyère cheese

Salt and pepper, to taste

Optional: ⅓ cup brandy

To serve: Crispy bread slices


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