Slow-Cooker Beef-Barley Soup

Slow-Cooker Beef-Barley Soup

Reward yourself at the end of the work day with a homemade soup made with Progresso® beef flavored broth and Green Giant® Valley Fresh Steamers™ frozen baby sweet peas.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

8:20

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1 1/2
lb beef stew meat
2
medium carrots, sliced (1 cup)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1/2
cup uncooked pearl barley
5 1/4
cups Progresso® beef flavored broth (from two 32-oz cartons)
2
dried bay leaves
1
cup Green Giant® Valley Fresh Steamers™ frozen baby sweet peas
  1. Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Mix all ingredients except peas in cooker.
  2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
  3. About 10 minutes before serving, stir in peas. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook about 10 minutes or until peas are thoroughly cooked. Remove bay leaves.
Makes 6 servings (1 1/3 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
The peas are added at the end to preserve their fresh flavor and bright green color.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 350
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 1110mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 35g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 4 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.