Slow-Cooker Beefy Wild Mushroom and Barley Soup

Beef-flavored broth is the robust base for a full-flavored soup loaded with beef, mushrooms and barley.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 8 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb boneless beef bottom round steak, trimmed of fat, cut into 1-inch cubes
5
cups sliced assorted fresh wild mushrooms, such as portabella, shiitake, oyster and/or porcini (about 10 oz total)
3
medium carrots, sliced (about 1 1/2 cups)
2
leeks, trimmed, cut in half lengthwise, rinsed and sliced crosswise (about 1 1/2 cups)
2
large cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
cup uncooked pearl barley
5 1/4
cups Progresso® beef flavored broth (from two 32-oz cartons)
1/2
cup dry sherry or Progresso® beef flavored broth
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix ingredients.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours. Stir well before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    230
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    760mg
    760%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    20g
    20%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    80%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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