Slow-Cooker Vegetable-Beef-Barley Soup

Reward yourself at the end of the work day with a super-simple slow cooker homemade soup.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 9 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 10

Ingredients

3/4
cup Green Giant™ frozen cut green beans (from 1-pound bag)
2/3
cup Green Giant™ Niblets® frozen whole kernel corn (from 1-pound bag)
1 1/2
pounds beef stew meat
1/2
cup chopped bell pepper
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2/3
cup uncooked barley
1 1/2
cups water
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
carton (32 ounces) Progresso™ beef flavored broth
2
cans (14.5 ounces each) diced tomatoes with roasted garlic, undrained
1
can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Rinse green beans and corn with cold water to separate and partially thaw. Mix green beans, corn and remaining ingredients in cooker.
  • 2 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    230
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    900mg
    900%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    20g
    20%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    18g
    18%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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