Slow-Cooker Rustic French Onion Soup

Enjoy this delicious French onion soup made using Progresso® beef-flavored broth – a tasty dinner recipe.

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 9 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 10
 

Ingredients

6
large onions, cut in half, then thinly sliced (14 cups)
1/4
cup butter, melted
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon pepper
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
5
tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4
cup dry sherry
1/4
cup water
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ beef-flavored broth (4 cups)
20
slices (1/2 inch thick) baguette (about 10 oz)
6
oz Gruyère cheese, shredded (1 1/2 cups)
Fresh thyme leaves, if desired

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Steps

  • 1 Spray 6- to 7-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, place onions, butter, salt, pepper and dried thyme. In medium bowl, mix flour, sherry and water with wire whisk until blended. Stir into onion mixture.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 9 to 10 hours or until onions are softened and deep brown.
  • 3 Stir broth into slow cooker. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 10 minutes or until hot.
  • 4 Meanwhile, set oven control to broil. Line cookie sheet with foil. Arrange baguette slices in single layer on cookie sheet. Broil with tops 3 inches from heat 2 minutes, turning once, until lightly browned. Sprinkle cheese evenly over slices; broil 1 minute longer or until cheese is bubbly. Top each bowl of soup with 2 cheese toasts. Sprinkle with fresh thyme.
  • 1 Spray 6- to 7-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, place onions, butter, salt, pepper and dried thyme. In medium bowl, mix flour, sherry and water with wire whisk until blended. Stir into onion mixture.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 9 to 10 hours or until onions are softened and deep brown.
  • 3 Stir broth into slow cooker. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 10 minutes or until hot.
  • 4 Meanwhile, set oven control to broil. Line cookie sheet with foil. Arrange baguette slices in single layer on cookie sheet. Broil with tops 3 inches from heat 2 minutes, turning once, until lightly browned. Sprinkle cheese evenly over slices; broil 1 minute longer or until cheese is bubbly. Top each bowl of soup with 2 cheese toasts. Sprinkle with fresh thyme.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Sodium
890mg
890%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 3 Vegetable; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.