Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Soup

Amy Herald

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@Meave

This is a really yummy soup. Great on cold evenings. Very simple to make. Serve hot with crusty bread.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

4 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

2 lb
beef stew cubes
1/4 c
flour
1/4 c
vegetable or canola oil
3
carrots, peeled and sliced
5
potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces
3 stalk(s)
celery, diced
1 medium
onion, diced
4 can(s)
(13.5 oz) beef broth
1/4 c
fresh chopped parsley
salt & pepper to taste
1/2 c
quick cook barley

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Toss stew cubes with flour. Heat in oil in large skillet. Add beef and onion and cook until meat is browned and onions are tender.
2
add a can of beef broth and cook for a minute or two until smooth.
3
Pour beef and onion mixture into slow cooker. Add vegetables and remaining broth.
4
Cook on high for 4 hours. Add quick cooking barley 10 minutes before done. (If using regular barley, add at the beginning of cooking)
5
Add salt and pepper to taste.
6
Ladle hot soup into bowls and garnish with fresh parsley.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef Soups
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American