Crock Pot Beef Bacon and Barley Soup

READY IN: 23mins
Recipe by Cathy Pete

Good for a cold winter night Some good comfort soup

Top Review by kzbhansen

Oh this was WONDERFUL!!!! I made as written except for adding more barley and using canned corn. Flavor was fabulous!!!! If I could rate 10 stars I would!!! Thanks for posting!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 slices bacon, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 12 lbs boneless beef steaks, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 small red potatoes, cut into 1/2 inch cubes (about 2 cups)
  • 1 12 cups fresh baby carrots, cut in half length wise
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 14 cup uncooked regular pearl barley
  • 2 (14 ounce) cans beef broth
  • 1 (14 1/2 ounce) candiced tomatoes seasoned with basil garlic & oregano, undrained
  • 1 (12 ounce) jar beef gravy


  1. Cook bacon in large non stick skillet over medium heat for 3 minutes. Stirring frequently.
  2. Add Beef and onion salt and pepper; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until beef is browned.
  3. Into 4 quart crock pot layer potatoes, carrots, corn and barley. Top with beef mixture. Pour broth tomatoes and gravy over top. DO NOT STIR!
  4. Cover and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours. Stir before serving.

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