Slow Cooker Beef Barley Soup

Slow Cooker Beef Barley Soup

FROM:

PREP TIME: 9hr

COOK TIME: 20

SERVINGS: 10

DESCRIPTION:

Soup that can be the main dish

INGREDIENTS:

1 1/2 pounds beef stew meat
1 small bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
3/4 cup 1-inch pieces green beans
3/4 cup chopped onion
2/3 cup uncooked barley
2/3 cup fresh whole kernel corn
1 1/2 cups water
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 cans (14 ounces each) beef broth
2 cans (14 1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes with garlic, undrained
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce

DIRECTIONS:

1. Mix all ingredients in 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker.

2. Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 9 hours (or high heat setting 4 to 5 hours) or until vegetables and barley are tender.

Note: This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer’s directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.

SHOPPING LIST :

Check Them Off Check each Item!
select item1 1/2 pounds beef stew meat
select item1 small bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
select item3/4 cup 1-inch pieces green beans
select item3/4 cup chopped onion
select item2/3 cup uncooked barley
select item2/3 cup fresh whole kernel corn
select item1 1/2 cups water
select item1 teaspoon salt
select item1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
select item1/4 teaspoon pepper
select item2 cans (14 ounces each) beef broth
select item2 cans (14 1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes with garlic, undrained
select item1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce

SEARCH for more recipes or click on the MEAL-O-MATIC for another random recipe!

Google
 
The Virtual Chef Web