Mom dumps 3 lbs of onions in slow cooker overnight, makes irresistible meal

Indulge in the classic allure of French Onion Soup, straight from the heart of France. This dish oozes comfort, marrying the sweetness of caramelized onions with a rich broth, crowned with melty cheese and crusty baguette. Dive deep into a bowl and taste the layers of goodness this dish promises.
Whether you’re serving it as a heartwarming main or a sumptuous starter, this soup shines. Enhance the experience with some crusty French bread for dipping or a refreshing mixed green salad on the side.
Savor the Flavor: Slow Cooker French Onion Soup Recipe
3 pounds of sliced yellow onions
2 tablespoons of unsalted butter, melted
2 tablespoons of olive oil
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
2 sprigs of fresh thyme
8 cups beef stock
1.5 cups shredded Gruyere cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
Optional: ⅓ cup brandy
To serve: Crispy bread slices
Steps to Deliciousness:

Pour the onions into your slow cooker.

Drizzle in butter, olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.

Set to low and let it work its magic for 10-12 hours till the onions are golden.

Stir in the beef stock, balsamic vinegar, and thyme leaves.

Cook covered on low for another 6-8 hours. Season as needed, and feel free to add the brandy.

Get your oven ready at 350°F (180°C).

Spoon the soup into oven-proof bowls and place them on a baking sheet.

Crown each bowl with toasted bread and a sprinkle of Gruyere cheese.

Bake for 20-30 minutes till cheese melts. For an extra golden touch, broil for 2-3 minutes.

Once cooled a tad, dive into your comforting bowl of French Onion Soup! The beautiful union of caramelized onions, aromatic broth, and rich cheese guarantees a meal that hugs your soul and pleases your palate. Enjoy!

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