Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Soup

Amy Herald


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


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15 Min
4 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 2 lb
    beef stew cubes
  • 1/4 c
  • 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

How to Make Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Soup


  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.

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About Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Soup

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

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