Hamburger Barley Stew (Crock Pot)

READY IN: 5hrs 15mins
Recipe by helowy

Easy to throw together for a cold, rainy day. Nice and filling when served with a crusty loaf of bread. ETA--often I make this with beef broth instead of the water and bouillon cubes, and I'll often add a can of canned corn as well.

Top Review by marcoandrita

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!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve the bouillon in the water.
  2. Combine all ingredients in the slow cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 9-10 hours or high for 4.5-5 hours.

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