Have you ever tried something so delicious you can barely stand it This is one of those recipes. When you make this Beef & Barley Soup Crock Pot Recipe you’ll feel like you’ve died and gone to heaven.
This ultra comforting beef barley soup recipe is made so easily in the slow cooker, which also makes for incredibly tender beef and vegetables, with perfectly textured barley!
Recipes like my Crockpot White Chicken Chili and Crockpot Meatloaf are great for when you want a family pleasing meal with minimal effort. We love cooking in the crockpot, and this is one of my Slow Cooker Recipes you’ll definitely want in your recipe box!
1 pound boneless chuck roast trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
1 1/2 cups carrots cut thin
1 1/2 cups celery thinly sliced
2/3 cup onion chopped
10-12 mushrooms sliced
2 tablespoons beef base (this is different than beef broth it is a base that makes beef broth)
8-10 cups water
1or 2 large bay leaves
1 cup uncooked pearl barley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon garlic
Brown beef in skillet until browned, stirring frequently
Remove beef from pan and place in crockpot, Add carrot, celery, onion, and mushrooms, beef base, water, garlic and bay leaf
Cook on high heat for 2 hours, add pearl barley turn down on low and cook until vegetables and beef are tender
Stir in salt and pepper
Remove and Discard bay leaf