The crock pot is one of the best tools for low-effort cooking, especially for meals designed to cook over several hours. If you're adapting a regular soup recipe for the crock pot, however, you probably don't need all the liquid specified.
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The Kitchn offers this handy rule of thumb for improving soup in a crock pot (a.k.a. slow cooker) by using the right amount of water:
Put all your ingredients in the slow cooker and then pour the broth over top. It should cover the vegetables by about 1/2 inch. If you have excess liquid at the end of cooking, remove the lid for the last 30 minutes to let some of it evaporate.
Check out the article for six other tips for crock pot soup or share your own tips with us in the comments.
7 Tips For Making Better Soup in the Slow Cooker [The Kitchn]