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Slow-Cooker Beef, Bacon and Barley Soup

Beef-flavored broth is the robust base for this slow cooked dinner loaded with beef, Green Giant® Niblets® Frozen Corn, bacon and barley.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 8 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

4
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 1/2
lb. boneless beef round steak, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
4
small red potatoes, unpeeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 2 cups)
1 1/2
cups fresh baby carrots, cut in half lengthwise
1
cup Green Giant® Niblets® Frozen Corn
1/2
cup uncooked regular pearl barley
2
(14-oz.) cans beef broth
1
(14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, undrained
1
(12-oz.) jar beef gravy

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cook bacon in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add beef and onion; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until beef is browned, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 In 3 1/2 to 4-quart slow cooker, layer potatoes, carrots, corn and barley. Top with beef mixture. Pour broth, tomatoes and gravy over top. Do not stir.
  • 3 Cover; cook on low setting for 7 to 8 hours. Stir before serving.
  • 1 Cook bacon in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add beef and onion; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until beef is browned, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 In 3 1/2 to 4-quart slow cooker, layer potatoes, carrots, corn and barley. Top with beef mixture. Pour broth, tomatoes and gravy over top. Do not stir.
  • 3 Cover; cook on low setting for 7 to 8 hours. Stir before serving.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
55),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
870mg
870%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
24g
24%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
14%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
18%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.