Old-Fashioned Onion Soup

Old-Fashioned Onion Soup


"This is a very tasty soup and very easy to make!!"


4 h 15 m servings 255 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 255 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 12.8 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.8g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 7.3 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 660 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place sliced onions and butter into slow cooker, and mix until onions are thoroughly coated. Stir in bread and chicken broth.
  2. Cover, and cook on LOW for 10 to 18 hours or on HIGH 4 to 5 hours, stirring occasionally. Stir well during last hour.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 35 Ratings


After reading the reviews and reading a few other onion recipes, I added a teaspoon of soy sauce and a few splashes of worchestershire sauce to the mix. This soup turned out "souperb"!

I think this recipie needs beef broth instead of chicken broth to give it a richer taste.

This onion soup lacked flavor. It was every bland and to much bread mixed in the soup. This one I will not make again.

I love love love having dinner ready for me. My boyfriend said this was the best onion soup recipe I've made yet. I used Vidalia onions and cut the recipe in half. The only change I made was to ...

Yum. I didn't put in the bread (we served it on the side). I also needed much more liquid! Next time I'll either use small onions, or chop the rings in half as it was a bit messy to eat.

I really enjoyed this recipe. It made for a great dinner to come home to after a long cold day. My husband really loved this soup! The only change I made was to add beef broth instead of chic...

This recipe was very easy. I added a little sherry and mixed chicken and beef broth. I also toasted my bread with olive oil.

This is the Best Onion soup we have ever had. Now when we have friends for dinner, they ask me to make this soup. It's the best, easiest and tastiest ever. Even the kids love it!

not much flavor, I don't think the chicken broth is enough