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Slow-Cooker Beef and Barley Soup

Set your slow cooker in the morning and come home to a hot, hearty stew loaded with beef and barley.

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  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 9 hr 50 min
  • Servings 9

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
teaspoons finely chopped garlic
2
pounds beef boneless chuck, trimmed of fat and cut into 1-inch pieces
1
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
medium carrots, cut lengthwise in half, then cut into 1/4-inch slices
1
cup uncooked pearl barley
2
cartons (32 ounces each) Progresso™ beef flavored broth
1 1/2
cups Green Giant™ frozen sweet peas (from 1-pound bag)
1
cup Green Giant™ Niblets® frozen whole kernel corn (from 1-pound bag)

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook onion, garlic, beef, salt and pepper in oil 7 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is browned.
  • 2 Spoon beef mixture into 6-quart slow cooker. Stir in carrots, barley and broth.
  • 3 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
  • 4 Increase heat setting to High. Stir in frozen peas and corn. Cover and cook 8 to 10 minutes or until peas and corn are hot.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Freeze extra soup in individual serving-size portions, then pop in the microwave for a fast, easy supper when everyone's schedule is different.

Warm a loaf of whole wheat bread while the soup simmers, and creamy butter. Baked apples sprinkled with a dash of cinnamon and a pinch of brown sugar are a great finish to this hearty winter meal.

The great thing about pearl barley is how long it lasts. This grain has a long shelf life of 6 to 9 months if stored in an airtight container. If your pantry is cooler than 68°, barley can last even longer.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
325
(
Calories from Fat
135),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
1260mg
1260%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 3 Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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