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3 tablespoons butter, cubed 

3 pounds yellow onions, sliced thin 

32 oz. container low sodium beef stock 

1 cup water 

2 bay leaves 

2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves 

1 clove garlic, thinly sliced 

12 slices whole wheat French bread, toasted 

¾ cup shredded swiss or gruyere cheese 

1 cup of good sherry (optional) 

Broccoli Casserole



  1. Add butter and onions to a 6 – 7-quart slow cooker. Season with salt. Cover and cook on low 4 hours, until onions are caramelized. 
  2. Add broth, water, bay leaves, thyme and garlic to slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours. 
  3. Ten minutes before serving, preheat the broiler. Remove bay leaves. Place soup in bowls, top with toast and cheese and put under broiler until cheese is hot and bubbly.