BEEF BARLEY LENTIL SOUP

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

Start this in the slow cooker before heading out to work and come home on a cold winter afternoon to the wonderful aroma of hot, hearty beef barley soup. Yum--what a treat. From Tasteofhome.com


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Serves:

10

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

8 Hr

Ingredients

1 lb
beef for stew, cut into bite-size pieces
1 medium
onion, chopped
2 c
red potatoes, cubed
1 c
chopped celery
1 c
chopped carrots
1 c
dried lentils, rinsed
1/2 c
medium pearl barley
8 c
water
2 tsp
beef bouillon granules
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
lemon pepper
2 can(s)
(14.5 oz. ea.) stewed tomatoes

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put the meat into a 5-qt. slow cooker. Layer with onion, potatoes, celery, carrots, lentils, and barley.
2
Combine the water, bouillon, salt and lemon pepper; pour over vegetables. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or until vegetables and barley are tender.
3
Add the tomatoes; cook 2 hours longer.
4
Can use ground beef instead of stew beef. Brown beef with onion before putting in slow cooker.

If you have to leave for more than 6 hours, you could add the tomatoes at the start, but use chopped tomatoes instead of stewed.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef Soups, Vegetable Soup
Other Tag: Healthy