Slow-Cooker Beefy Vegetable-Barley Soup

Slow-Cooker Beefy Vegetable-Barley Soup

Come home to a bowl of steaming, delicious soup. A few minutes of prep is all that's needed for this slow cooker meal.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

8:50

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

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.
Makes 6 servings (1 1/3 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
Stew meat pieces vary in size from store to store. If the pieces are large, cut them in half.
Time-Saver
Purchase a bag of chopped onion to keep in the freezer. Take out just what you need to save chopping time.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 60mg;
  • Sodium 770mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 23g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.