French Onion Soup

Soup season is almost upon us, and it is time to get out your blankets and prepare your favorite soup. When you need a...
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Soup season is almost upon us, and it is time to get out your blankets and prepare your favorite soup. When you need a dish to warm your insides, try making this savory and delicious French onion soup recipe. You can make it right on your stovetop or with your slow cooker. 

Ingredients

  • 1/4  Cup  butter or margarine
  • medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4  Cup  flour
  • ten one-and-a-half-ounce cans beef broth
  • 2  Cups  water
  • Croutons, for serving
  • Grated Parmigiano-Reggiano or Gruyere cheese, for serving

Directions

Making french onion soup with a slow cooker:

Preheat unit on range top heating unit over medium heat for 2 minutes and melt butter.

Add onions and saute for 15 to 20 minutes or until medium brown. Remove from heat and sprinkle with flour. Add beef broth and water, mix well.

Place unit on base and simmer, covered, at Setting No. 4 for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Keep warm at Setting No. 1. To serve, add croutons and sprinkle with cheese.

 

French Onion Soup Shopping Tip

Buy fresh herbs and spices to season your soup; fresh garlic, parsley, and thyme will enhance the flavor without being overpowering.

French Onion Soup Cooking Tip

Most soups are better the day after their made. If possible refrigerate your soup overnight before serving.

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