French Onion Soup Gratinée
Why go out when you can have it in? This slow cooker French onion soup is a breeze to make, and even better than the restaurant version you know and love.
Serves: 10Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 7 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy
- 3 large sweet onions, peeled and sliced
- 2½ Tbsp. minced garlic
- ⅓ cup butter, melted
- 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
- 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
- 8 oz. red wine
- 64 oz. beef stock
- 1 tsp. salt
- ½ tsp. ground black pepper
- 10 thick slices French bread, toasted
- 10 slices provolone cheese
- Place onions, garlic, butter, and vinegar in a 4- or 6-quart slow cooker and stir until well combined.
- Cover cook for 1 hour on high, stirring occasionally, until onions lightly browned and aromatic. Add flour, stirring to combine.
- After 10 minutes, pour in wine, beef stock, salt, and pepper. Reduce heat to low and cook for 6 hours.
- When ready to serve, fill individual soup bowls with soup and place a slice of French bread onto each. Top with cheese. Broil for 2-3 minutes, or until cheese is golden and bubbling. Serve hot.