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Crockpot French Onion Soup Small Batch Recipe for Two

Crockpot French Onion Soup

This Crockpot French Onion Soup is classic comfort food at its finest. Packed with caramelized onion flavor and slow cooked to perfection. It’s topped with toasted crusty bread cubes and gooey melted cheese.

This small batch recipe is super easy and makes a great lunch, dinner, or soup course for two people.

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Yes, you can caramelize onions in a slow cooker.  And, yes, they make the most heavenly Crockpot French Onion Soup.

How to make Crockpot French Onion Soup:

Cut the onion into rings, and then cut the rings in half.

sliced onions, a chef knife, on a cutting board

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Place the onions in a 4 quart crockpot. Click here for a 4 quart crockpot.

onions and seasonings in a crockpot

Add coarse salt, melted butter, fresh cracked black pepper, Worcestershire sauce and thyme.

Cook on low for 7 to 8 hours until nicely brown and caramelized.

Pour the beef broth into the slow cooker and cook for at least one hour more.

onions, seasonings, and broth in a crockpot

While the broth is cooking, toast the 2 thick slices of crusty bread in a toaster oven.

Cut the toast into large cubes.

Shred the cheese and set aside.

When the broth is almost done, preheat the broiler to high.

Arrange two oven safe soup bowls on a baking sheet. Click here for 20 ounce oven safe soup bowls.

Ladle hot soup into the bowls.

onion soup in two soup bowls

Place the toasted crusty bread cubes on top of the soup.

onion soup and croutons in two soup bowls

Sprinkle each bowl with half of the cheese.

cheese sprinkled over soup and croutons in two soup bowls

Broil until cheese is bubbly and golden, about 2 – 4 minutes.

Crockpot French Onion Soup Recipe For Two

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Yield: Serves 2

Crockpot French Onion Soup

Crockpot French Onion Soup

This Crockpot French Onion Soup is classic comfort food at its finest. Packed with caramelized onion flavor and slow cooked to perfection. It’s topped with toasted crusty bread cubes and gooey melted cheese.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 large Vidalia onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 2 Tablespoons butter (melted)
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 2 slices bread, thick cut crusty
  • 4 ounces Jalsburg cheese, Swiss, or Gruyere

Instructions

  1. Cut the onion into rings, and then cut the rings in half.
  2. Place the onions in a 4 quart crockpot. Click for a 4 quart crockpot.
  3. Add coarse salt, melted butter, fresh cracked black pepper, Worcestershire sauce and thyme.
  4. Cook on low for 7 to 8 hours until nicely brown and caramelized.
  5. Pour the beef broth into the slow cooker and cook for at least one hour more.
  6. While the broth is cooking, toast the 2 thick slices of crusty bread in a toaster oven.
  7. Cut the toast into large cubes.
  8. Shred the cheese and set aside.
  9. When the broth is almost done, preheat the broiler to high.
  10. Arrange two oven safe soup bowls on a baking sheet. Click for 20 ounce oven safe soup bowls.
  11. Ladle hot soup into the bowls.
  12. Place the toasted crusty bread cubes on top of the soup.
  13. Sprinkle each bowl with half of the cheese.
  14. Broil until cheese is bubbly and golden, about 2 - 4 minutes.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 703 Total Fat: 48g Saturated Fat: 28g Trans Fat: 1g Unsaturated Fat: 16g Cholesterol: 143mg Sodium: 2198mg Carbohydrates: 30g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 11g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 38g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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3 Comments

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    June 13, 2019 at 12:53 pm

    […] is a small batch soup from Zona Cooks. Let it cook all day and you’ll have cheesy onion-filled goodness. The recipe makes two bowls […]

  • Reply
    Kathryn L. Pye
    August 27, 2019 at 11:49 am

    Need nutritional information – in particular – Calories and carbs. Please and thank you.

    • Reply
      Zona
      August 27, 2019 at 11:58 am

      Hi Kathryn, the full nutrition is listed at the bottom of the recipe card as 703 calories and 30 carbs. It is calculated by 3rd party software and may not be 100% accurate. Thank you for your question 🙂

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