Slow Cooker Chicken Barley Soup

Total Time
3hrs 20mins
20 mins
3 hrs

This is a wonderful Barley soup made in the Slow cooker, but using the microwave to have in ready in 3 hours. Feel free to add any other vegetables that are available. As you can see no need for oil or butter.

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  1. Heat the chicken broth and pour into slow cooker.
  2. Place chopped vegetables; onions, garlic, celery and carrots in microwave container; microwave 5 minutes.
  3. Spoon into Slow cooker and cook on High for 2 hours,.
  4. Heat up mushrooms in microwave.
  5. Add rinsed barley,chicken and mushrooms, salt and pepper to the Slow Cooker.
  6. On high cook another hour.
  7. Serve with crackers.