• 12 Ratings

Flip on your slow cooker and this hearty French soup recipe practically cooks itself after 20 minutes of prep time. Serve each bowl of this French Country Soup recipe with a slice of toasted bread and a fresh green salad.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • Rinse and drain beans. In a 4-quart Dutch oven, combine beans and the water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 1 hour.

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  • Drain beans in colander; rinse beans. In a 3-1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker, stir together beans, meat, broth, carrots, celery, onion, wine, garlic, bay leaves, rosemary, salt, and pepper.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. Remove and discard bay leaves before serving. If desired, serve with toasted French bread slices. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

288 calories; 3 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 1 g monounsaturated fat; 45 mg cholesterol; 652 mg sodium. 747 mg potassium; 31 g carbohydrates; 11 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 27 g protein; 3013 IU vitamin a; 5 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 5 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 81 mcg folate; 2 mcg vitamin b12; 81 mg calcium; 4 mg iron;


12 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2