I am not going to rate this being I made changes as I started the recipe as written - then thought as it cooked for more flavor to add 1 tsp of chipolte in adobe sauce and a tablespooon of tomato paste because I didn't like the color of the sauce, and did use ground turkey. My husband loved it and called it "hardy". I thought it was OK. Made a half recipe and yes makes at least 4 to 5 servings. Always better warmed as a leftover and looking foward to it. Made #26110 biscuits to serve with. Easy and good!
6qt crock. 2 cans beef broth 1.5c water to equal 5c liquid. 2 cans italian diced tomatoes. no potatoes. cooked overnight sans barley because i have quick-cook barley. added barley at very end. REALLY tasty! served with grilled cheese sandwiches.
My 13 year old son ate 3 bowls of this and still begged for more! Definitely will make again. I made 1/2 the recipe and it made 8 bowls. I substituted an 8 oz can of tomato sauce for one of the cans of tomatoes. Delicious!
This soup had great flavour! After 5 hours on high, the carrots & potatoes were cooked; but still "crunchy". They didn't turn to mush which i like. I added about 1/2 cup frozen corn. I took the suggestion of others & added the barley 2 hours before serving & the soup turned out GREAT!!! Love it!
Excellent stew. I added some frozen peas, left out the potatoes and used a 1lb flank steak that had been beaten to death and then cut into cubes. Cooked on high 4 hours and it was done. Made for ZWT4.
What a wonderful soup! I made it in my 6 quart crockpot. I added a little extra garlic because we love it. And I omitted the salt because there was plenty of it in the beef bouillon. I served it with warm whole wheat dinner rolls. Thank you for posting this recipe, it's a keeper!
This was so good. On a cold winter day, sure hit the spot and so easy to make. thanks
Delicious and simple. Perfect with crusty bread on a cold day. Used 2 cans of beef broth plus 1.25 cups of water instead of boullion with water.
Very filling! Just what was needed for a cold night with friends coming over. I made a couple different kinds of soup and everyone enjoyed this one, but it wasn't their favorite. I think I will make it again and try adding some of the tweeks mentioned by others- peas, red wine, tomato sauce.