Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Soup
Recipe type: Soup
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Serves: 10
A fabulous rich and hearty soup that is healthy too!
  • 1½ lbs. eye of round, small ½" cubes, visible fat removed
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 900 ml. low sodium beef broth
  • 28 oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 2 Tbsp. low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ¾ cup pot barley
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 284 ml. can onion soup
  • 1 cup red wine
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Place beef, onion, carrots, celery and garlic in the slow cooker. Whisk tomato paste with some of the beef broth and add to the slow cooker along with the rest of the ingredients. Cover and cook on low heat for 6-8 hours. Discard the thyme sprigs and bay leaf. Adjust seasoning and serve with a crusty french loaf.
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