Beef Vegetable and Barley Soup

READY IN: 8hrs 15mins
Recipe by Engrossed

From: "Skinny One-Pot Meals" by Ruth Glick. "Thick and hearty, this soup will warm you up on a cold winter day."

Top Review by WiGal

Perfect for our beautiful fall day. I made this as posted except I did not have crushed tomatoes so instead put in half water and half tomato juice hence the redness in photo. I also put in 1/2 cup quick barley about 3 hours before done and extra black pepper. Thank you Engrossed for sharing. Made for PAC Fall 2011.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In Dutch oven or large skillet, combine ground beef, onion, and garlic. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until beef has changed color. Drain fat.
  2. In a large crockpot, combine the beef mixture and the rest of the ingredients up to the water.
  3. Cover and cook on low 7-9 hours or until barley is tender.
  4. When barley is tender add tomatoes. Cook an additional 10 minutes.
  5. Add salt, if desired.

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