Slow Cooker French Canadian Onion Soup
Serves: Serves 10-12
  • 3 Tbsp canola oil
  • 4 large sweet onions, sliced (about 16 cups)
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup
  • 6 cups beef broth
  • 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 24 slices of French baguette
  • 2 cups Gruyere cheese, shredded
  1. Add oil, onions, thyme, bay leaf and maple syrup to bottom of slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH for 8 hours. Stirring once or twice if you can.
  2. Remove bay leaf, add beef broth, vinegar, salt and pepper; cook, covered on high for 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat broiler to high.
  4. Divide soup between 10-12 ovenproof bowls on a baking sheet. Top each bowl with two slices of baguette and equal amounts of cheese. Broil 2-3 minutes until cheese melts and begins to brown.
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