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Slow Cooker French Onion Soup Recipe

Slow Cooker French Onion Soup Recipe

It's hard to believe something this delightful came from a slow cooker! Topped with a slice of French bread and provolone cheese, individual servings of this French onion soup are sure to be enjoyed by everyone at your dinner table. —Kris Ritter, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 large sweet onions, thinly sliced (about 4 cups)
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons sherry or additional beef broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 slices French bread (1/2 inch thick), toasted
  • 4 slices provolone cheese


  • 1. Place onions and butter in a 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker coated with cooking spray. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or until onions are tender. Stir in the broth, sherry and pepper. Cover and cook 2-3 hours longer or until heated through.
  • 2. Ladle soup into ovenproof bowls. Top each with a slice of toast and cheese. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 267 calories, 20 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 1,324 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 11 g protein.