Friday, December 28, 2007

french onion soup a la crockpot

Last night I told my husband to look up some crockpot recipes for me. I had to wait around all day for Verizon service people so I thought I'd make dinner. He found me Sandra Lee's french onion soup recipe for the crockpot. We just finished dinner and it was really yummy. I'm surprised because most of the time we laugh at Sandra Lee and her "cooking" ideas. This was not a salty french onion soup! The first time I ever made the stuff it was a different recipe and very salty. ew

**my changes**
I used three huge sweet onions
Safeway brand beef broth, it wasnt low sodium
some other companys onion dip mix
I broke my bread slice into small pieces so you could eat it easier
we layered on the cheese, I doubt it was just 2 tablespoons a bowl :)

French Onion Soup

5 small onions, thinly sliced
2 cans (14 ounces) low sodium beef broth (recommended: Swanson's)
2 cans (10 ounces) beef consomme (recommended: Campbell's)
1 packet onion soup mix (recommended: Lipton's)
8 slices French bread, about 1 inch thick
1 cup shredded Gruyere

Combine onions, broth, consomme, and soup mix in a slow cooker. Cook
on HIGH setting for 4 hours, or LOW setting for 8 hours.

Ladle soup into serving bowls. Top with a slice of French bread.
Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese over each bread slice. Put soup bowls
under broiler until cheese is melted. Alternatively, place the bread
on a baking sheet and top with cheese; broil until cheese has melted,
about 30 to 40 seconds, and set on top just before serving.

2 comments:

~Amy~ said...

Thanks for the recipe! I adapted my blog recipe from this one.

living_insanity said...

Cool :) I added your blog to my links!