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Crockpot Beef Barley Soup Recipe

beef barley soup recipe

Slow Cooker Beef Barley Vegetable Soup Recipe

This easy crockpot beef barley soup recipe is for a hearty slow cooker beef barley vegetable soup that is warm and tender. To find out why barley is such a heart healthy whole grain, click here.

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Ingredients (Serves 10)

  • 3 pounds beef chuck roast, cubed


  • 2 tablespoons oil


  • 2 carrots, chopped


  • 2 stalks celery, chopped


  • 1 onion, chopped


  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen mixed vegetables


  • 4 cups water


  • 6 cubes beef bouillon cube


  • 1 tablespoon white sugar


  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • 1/8 teaspoon (or a pinch) dried thyme


  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano


  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil


  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce (optional)


  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes


  • 1 bay leaf


  • 1 cup whole barley (or pearled)


  • Salt to taste


  • Ground black pepper to taste


  • Directions

    In a slow cooker or crockpot combine all the soup ingredients EXCEPT the bay leaf and barley. Slow cook in a crockpot for 9 hours.

    Add bay leaf and barley. Let cook for another hour. Enjoy.

    Substitutions and Additions

    Consider chopping up some fresh parsley and adding it to this beef barley vegetable soup just before serving it.

    For added health without compromising flavor, Versagrain can be substituted for the barley in this vegetable beef barley soup recipe.

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