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Crock Pot - Onion & Cheese Soup

There's just something wonderful about onions and cheese. The combination is so warm and soothing, and feels like velvet on the tongue. Serve this wonderful soup with a green salad on the side and you have a fantastic meal.
Course Main Course
Servings 6 to 8
Author E. Marie - from a Rival Crock Pot Cookbook


  • 1/4 C butter
  • 2 large red onions thinly sliced
  • 2 large yellow onions thinly sliced
  • 1/2 t salt & 1/2 t. black pepper
  • 1/4 C white wine
  • 2 2/3 C beef or chicken stock
  • 2 C water
  • 1/4 t thyme
  • 8 slices of French bread
  • Olive oil
  • 3 C shredded Swiss cheese


  1. In skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add the onions and saute until tender. Stir in sugar, salt & pepper. Cook 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Transfer to Crock-Pot. Stir in wine, broth, water & thyme. Cover & cook on Low 6-8 hours or on High 3-4 hours.
  2. Before serving, preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place the bread slices on a baking sheet and brush with oil. Bake 10-15 minutes or until toasted. Place half the bread slices in large heated serving bowl & sprinkle with half the cheese; repeat the layering process. Pour the hot soup into the serving bowl. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Serve.