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Slow Cook Beef and Barley Soup
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Hearty, healthy version of the classic.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 9 hours
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 12 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 190.8
Total Carbs 13.7 g
Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
Sugars 3.9 g
Total Fat 8.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Potassium 89.5 mg
Protein 16.2 g
Sodium 125.3 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 2 Meat , 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 1/2 lb  top sirloin steak
28 oz  low sodium beef broth, canned
14 1/2 oz  canned stewed tomatoes
1 1/2 cup  sliced carrots
2 each  fresh chopped onion
0 1/2 cup  barley, pearl
0 1/2 cup  cold water
1 each  bay leaves
1 tsp  ground thyme
2 each  medium garlic cloves
  1. Remove excess fat from meat. Cut meat into 3/4" pieces.
  2. In 6-quart slow cooker, combine meat, beef broth, undrained tomatoes, carrots, onions, barley, water, bay leaf, thyme, and whole, peeled garlic.
  3. Cover and cook on low heat setting for 9 to 11 hours or on high heat setting for 4-1/2 to 5-1/2 hours. Remove and discard bay leaf.
  4. Let cool 15 minutes. Serve.

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