Crock-Pot Beef Barley Soup

This beef barley soup is loaded with fiber, protein and rich in iron. A A hearty and healthy meal for a late winter day.

This beef barley soup is loaded with fiber, protein and rich in iron. A hearty and healthy meal for a late winter day.

Crock-Pot Beef Barley Soup

9 Servings

Crock-Pot Beef Barley Soup

This beef barley soup is loaded with fiber, protein and rich in iron. A hearty and healthy meal for a late winter day.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds lean beef stew meat
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 pound baby carrots, cut each one into 4 pieces
  • 1 cup uncooked pearl barley
  • 64 ounces beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen peas
  • 1 cup frozen corn

Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Season beef on both sides with salt and pepper.
  3. Cook beef in oil just a minute or two on each side, just until slightly browned.
  4. Add onions and garlic to pan and toss to coat well with oil.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Spoon beef mixture into the crockpot.
  7. Toss in carrots and barley.
  8. Sprinkle with celery salt.
  9. Pour in beef broth, stir.
  10. Cover, cook on low for 8 to 9 hours.
  11. Increase heat setting to high.
  12. Stir in frozen peas and corn.
  13. Cover, cook 8 to 10 minutes longer or until peas and corn are hot.
http://www.thehungryhoarder.com/2013/02/23/crock-pot-beef-barley-soup/

Recipe adapted from Betty Crocker

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