Beef and Barley Soup with Mushrooms For The Crock Pot! Recipe

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Submitted by kmjanes

Makes 6 servings



This is a hearty soup. Serve with crusty bread and a tossed salad for the perfect meal! Variation: Instead of finishing the soup with sour cream and dill, ladle into ovenproof bowls. Place a slice or two of a baguette in each bowl. Sprinkle liberally with shredded swiss cheese and broil for 2 to 3 minutes.

Recipe Ingredients for Beef and Barley Soup With Mushrooms for the Crock Pot!

14 g dried wild mushrooms, such as porcini
1 cup water, boiling
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
8 ounces stewing beef, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
2 onions, finely chopped
2 stalks celery, peeled and thinly sliced
2 carrots, peeled and diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon black peppercorns, cracked
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2 cup pearl barley, rinsed
2 tablespoons tomato paste
6 cups beef broth
6 tblsp sour cream
3 dash chives, finely chopped

Recipe Directions for Beef and Barley Soup With Mushrooms for the Crock Pot!

  1. In a heatproof bowl, soak dried mushrooms in boiling water for 30 minutes, then strain through a fine sieve, reserving liquid. Chop mushrooms finely and set aside.

  2. In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add beef and cook, stirring, until lightly browned. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to slow cooker.

  3. Add onions, celery and carrots to pan and cook, stirring until softened. Add garlic, salt, peppercorns, thyme and bay leaf and cook, stirring for 1 minute. Add barley and stir until coated. Stir in tomato paste, beef broth and reserved mushroom liquid and bring to a boil. Transfer to slow cooker.

  4. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours. Discard bay leaf. Ladle into bowls and garnish with sour cream and chives.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 419.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
244
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.9g
14%
Saturated Fat
3.4g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
39mg
13%
Sodium
823mg
34%
Potassium
625mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
21.5g
7%
Dietary Fiber
4.2g
17%
Sugars
4.2g
Protein
19.4g
Vitamin A 72% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 6% Iron 15%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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