Onion Soup

Crockpot Onion and Flanken Soup

Naomi Nachman

Who doesn’t love a bowl of onion soup?This recipe allows you to skip the sautéing, as your crock pot does all the work for you.

Type: Meat Prep Time: 300 minutes Level: Not mentioned

Main ingredients

4 cups beef, chicken, or vegetable broth

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground Gefen Black Pepper

1/4 cup red miso paste

1/4 cup canola oil

12 onions, sliced into half-moons

3/4 cup Alfasi Cabernet Sauvignon or other red wine

2 pounds bone-in flanken

1 tablespoon Haddar Kosher Salt

Prepare the Soup

Combine onions, salt, pepper, and oil in a crockpot; stir to combine.

Add flanken to the crockpot; cover with onion mixture. Cover; cook on high for four to five hours, until onions are golden brown.

Add broth, wine, and miso paste; stir to combine. Cook on high for an additional hour.


Miso paste is a paste made from fermented bean curd. Used primarily in Japanese cooking, it adds umami, depth of flavor, to the dishes. Miso paste is available in a variety of colors; the darker the color, the stronger the flavor. I use them interchangeably.