Slow-Cooker Beefy Vegetable-Barley Soup

You can’t beat coming home from a long day at work to this awesome soup in the crock pot and ready to serve. Soooo easy to throw together before you leave for work.

Add a salad and French bread and yummy! Can you imagine the leftovers and how tasty they are!



Prep Time:  20 minutes

Total time: 8 hr 50 min

Servings: 6


1 1/2 lb beef stew meat

1/2 cup frozen chopped onion (from 12-oz bag), thawed

1/2 cup uncooked medium barley

3 1/2 cups Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)

1 cup water

1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves

1 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

2 cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen mixed vegetables, thawed



1 Cut beef into bite-size pieces if desired. In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except mixed vegetables.

2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.

3 Stir in mixed vegetables. Increase heat setting to High.

Cover; cook 20 to 30 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.


Nancie, Haley d ‘Pug & Winston

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