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Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Soup - Recipe

This great tasting soup is loaded with vegetables and beef that are slow cooked in a rich, savory broth.
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Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Soup Recipe
  • Over medium high heat, add oil to skillet and brown meat. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Remove meat and place in slow cooker.
  • Add approximately 1/2 cup of stock to beef drippings in skillet. Cook approximately 30 seconds and pour into slow cooker.
  • Add prepared vegetables to slow cooker.
  • Add barley, broth, water, and seasonings.
  • Cover and cook on high approximately 4 hours or cook on low for approximately 7 hours.
    Prep Time: 20 minutes
    Cook Time: 4 hours
    Container: 4 quart slow cooker and heavy skillet
    Servings: 4
    -1 1/2 pounds beef
    -1 tablespoon vegetable oil, more if needed
    - Salt and pepper to taste
    -1 large sweet onion, chopped
    -1 clove garlic, chopped
    -1/2 pound carrots, pre sliced
    -3 stalks stalk celery, chopped
    -1/2 cup chicken or beef stock
    -15 ounces diced tomatoes, not drained
    -14 ounces beef broth
    -14 ounces chicken broth
    -14 ounces water
    -1/2 cup medium barley
    -1 teaspoon beef bouillon granules