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Slow Cooker Bean and Barley Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Slow Cooker Bean and Barley Soup recipe? Learn how to make Slow Cooker Bean and Barley Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kellykayleonard

Makes 6 servings



Throw the ingredients in the crock pot in the morning, and come home to a delicious pot of comforting soup.

Recipe Ingredients for Slow Cooker Bean and Barley Soup

1 cup dried Great Northern beans,
6 cups water
14 ounce canned tomatoes
3 cloves garlic
2 stalk,+medium+7-1/2"+-+8"+long celery
2 medium carrots
1/2 medium onion
1/2 cup pearl barley
1 tsp,+crumbled bay leaf
1 1/2 tablespoons kosher salt
2 teaspoons oregano
1 Freshly ground black pepper
1/2 ounce dried porcini mushrooms
3 cups Spinach Baby
1 cup freshly grated Parmesan
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Recipe Directions for Slow Cooker Bean and Barley Soup

  1. Put beans, water, tomatoes and their juices, garlic, celery, carrots, onion, barley, bay leaf, 1 1/2 tablespoons salt, herb blend, pepper, and porcini mushrooms (if using) in a slow cooker; cover and cook on LOW until the beans are quite tender and the soup is thick, about 8 hours.

  2. Stir in the spinach, cheese, and vinegar, cover, and let the soup cook until the spinach wilts, about 5 minutes. Taste and season with salt and black pepper, to taste.

  3. Ladle the soup into warmed bowls and drizzle each serving with olive oil.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 432.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
276
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
3.1g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
2049mg
85%
Potassium
781mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
41.0g
14%
Dietary Fiber
11.6g
46%
Sugars
4.4g
Protein
16.7g
Vitamin A 87% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 29% Iron 21%
* 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
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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