Slow Cooker Showcase: French Onion Soup

Each Thursday during the Fall and Winter The Centsible Family will showcase a slow cooker (crock-pot) recipe that one of the Mavens of Money have tried and tasted. By sharing we hope you will be able to save a little time during the week as we all know saving time is just as valuable as saving money. And you will be able to enjoy a hot meal at the end of your day.

This week’s recipe is French Onion Soup by Charlotte at Stretching Your Budget that is sure to get your taste buds going! Prep time should be about 25 minutes and will cook for 9.5 hours on low or 4.5 hours on high.



  • 3 large onions, sliced (3 cups)
  • 3 tablespoons margarine or butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cans (14 1/2 ounces each) ready-to-serve beef broth

Cheesy Broiled French Bread

  • 8 slices French bread, 1 inch thick
  • 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (3 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons grated or shredded Parmesan cheese


  1. Mix onions and margarine in 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on high heat setting 30 to 35 minutes or until onions
    begin to slightly brown around edges.
  3. Mix flour, Worcestershire sauce, sugar and pepper. Stir flour
    mixture and broth into onions. Cover and cook on low heat setting 7 to
    9 hours (or high heat setting 3 to 4 hours) or until onions are very
  4. Prepare Cheesy Broiled French Bread. Place 1 slice bread on top of
    each bowl of soup. Serve immediately.

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  1. Elizabeth Braun says

    Oh my gosh. I didn’t think I would ever find a slow cooker receipe for this soup. I love it but every recipe I have ever found has been so difficult to make. Thanks for posting

  2. Mamavalveeta03 says

    My husband LOVES French Onion soup and this sounds so easy. It’s made for someone like me (who doesn’t love to cook…I know, I know…).

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