Slow-Cooker Beef-Barley Soup

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 20 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Ingredients

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

Directions

Directions

  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

The peas are added at the end to preserve their fresh flavor and bright green color.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
21%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
1110mg
46%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4g
18%
Sugars
4g
4%
Protein
35g
35%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%
80%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
25%
25%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.