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**Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Soup

Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Soup

  • Cooking Time:

    6 — 8 hours on Low
  • Servings:



1 1/2 lb. round steak or stew meat, cubed
2 T. coconut oil
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. ground black pep­per
1 tsp. basil
2 tsp. gar­lic pow­der
32 oz. beef broth
6 c. water
14.5 oz. diced toma­toes
4 stalks cel­ery, chopped
6 car­rots, chopped
1 green pep­per, diced
1 c. bar­ley
1/4 c. chopped fresh pars­ley
1 tsp. dried thyme

Some­times you just want a COMFORT Soup that is full of fla­vor and that every­one in the fam­i­ly will like. Slow Cook­er Beef and Bar­ley is just PERFECT!

  1. Sea­son beef with salt and pepepr.
  2. Heat oil over medi­um heat and brown the beef on all sides.
  3. Trans­fer to a 6-Quart slow cook­er.
  4. Pour just a lit­tle bit of the beef broth or water into the skil­let and scrape up the browned bits. Add these to the slow cook­er.
  5. Add the broth, water, toma­toes, cel­ery, car­rots, green pep­per, gar­lic pow­der and bar­ley to the slow cook­er.
  6. Stir and Cov­er. Cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours, or until the veg­eta­bles and bar­ley are ten­der.
  7. Add the pars­ley and thyme then cov­er and cook for an 15 addi­tion­al min­utes on LOW. (Option­al)

NOTE: Easy to con­vert to VEGETARIAN by omit­ting the beef, and sub­sti­tut­ing the Beef Broth for Veg­etable Broth.

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Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a weekly "Mom Monday" segment on ABC-15 in Phoenix. Jenn is the founder of GetCrocked, the #1 resource for slow cooking with over 1.5 million online followers. She innovates recipes daily with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cooker.

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I added yel­low onion and 1/8 tsp of crushed red came out del­ish!

Katherine Leach
Katherine Leach

Hate to ask but is it the instant bar­ley in box or the pearl bar­ley in bag?

Meet Jenn Bare

Jenn is the founder of Get­Crocked, the #1 resource for slow cook­ing with over 1.5 mil­lion online fol­low­ers. She inno­vates recipes dai­ly with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cook­er.

She innovates recipes daily…

Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a week­ly “Mom Mon­day” seg­ment on ABC-15 in Phoenix.

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