What would you say to a meatloaf that packed all the luscious flavors of a bowl of cheesy, rich French onion soup? The recipe below gives you exactly that. And the best part? It’s made in your slow cooker, so you can set it up in the morning and come home from work to this incredible home-cooked meal.
The key to capturing the deep, rich flavor of French onion soup is caramelizing the onions. This step takes a little while, but you can absolutely do it ahead of time. Caramelize your onions the night before to cut down on the prep needed to make this dish. You can even mix the meat, stuff it, and form your loaf the night before if you want. Then all you have to do in the morning is pop it into the slow cooker and turn it on.