Beef Barley Soup Slow Cooker Recipe

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Beef barley Soup

I had some beef soup bones in my freezer that needed to be used. Hubby and I enjoy soups this time of year. I usually make soup in the slow cooker which makes it a super easy meal. Add more or less barley to thicken up the soup to your liking!

Beef barley slow cooker recipe

Beef Barley Soup Slow Cooker Recipe
Recipe type: Slow Cooker
  • (2) Beef Soup Bones with Meat (about 2 pounds)
  • 3 Stalks Celery, chunks
  • 1 Large Onion, quartered
  • 5 Carrots, chopped
  • ¼ Cup Fresh Parsley, chopped
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon Black Pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 10 Cups Water
  • 1 Cup Barley
  1. In a large slow cooker combine everything but the barley.
  2. Cook on high for 5-6 hours.
  3. Add the barley and cook an additional hour.
  4. Remove the onion, celery and beef bones. Also look for any fat or gristle pieces and remove.
  5. Serve and enjoy!
If you want a really thick soup, add a little more barley.
If you like celery, chop into smaller pieces and keep in the soup.


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Renae is a married working mom of two handsome boys. She works as a registered dental hygienist by day and blogs here at How to Have it All by night. She enjoys cooking from scratch, working in her vegetable garden and functional training.

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