Slow Cooked Fennel Soup au Gratin

Campbell's Slow Cooked Fennel Soup au Gratin Recipe

Dry sherry adds just the right touch to this enjoyable soup that practically prepares itself in the slow cooker.  When ready to serve, each bowl is topped with a cheesy slice of toasted French bread to take it to the next level.

At a glance


15 min.


5 hr. 15 min.



Servings: 3/4 cups each

Cook: 5 hr.

Cost per recipe: $9.14 Recipe cost is based on the national average cost of the ingredients. Your cost to make this recipe may vary.

Made With

  • Swanson® Beef Broth

    Swanson® Beef Broth

  • Swanson® 50% Less Sodium Beef Broth

    Swanson® 50% Less Sodium Beef Broth

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What You'll Need

8 cups Swanson® Beef Broth or Swanson® 50% Less Sodium Beef Broth
2 tablespoons dry sherry
2 teaspoons dried thyme, crushed
3 tablespoons butter
1 fennel bulb, sliced (about 4 cups)
2 large onions, sliced (about 4 cups)
8 slices French bread, about 1/2-inch thick
1/2 cup shredded Italian cheese blend (about 2 ounces)

How to Make It

  • 1

    Stir the broth, sherry, thyme, butter, fennel and onions in a 5 1/2-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH for 5 to 6 hours or until the vegetables are tender.

  • 2

    Heat the broiler. Place the bread slices on a baking sheet. Top each bread slice with 1 tablespoon of the cheese. Broil 4 inches from the heat for 1 minute or until the cheese is melted.

  • 3

    Divide the soup mixture amoung 8 serving bowls. Top each with 1 cheese toast.

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Recipe Nutritional Information

Made With

Swanson® 50% Less Sodium Beef Broth Swanson® Beef Broth


193 192


6.9g 6.9g


3.9g 3.9g


16mg 16mg


701mg 1121mg


23.4g 23.4g


2g 2g


8g 8g


10%DV 10%DV


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This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.

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