Rating: 4 stars
255 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 117
  • 4 star values: 92
  • 3 star values: 31
  • 2 star values: 9
  • 1 star values: 6

A slow cooker makes this the easiest recipe ever. It has become a regular family favorite. So much so, that I was requested to bring it to Christmas Eve dinner. I usually use leftover boneless beef short ribs.

Recipe Summary

cook:
8 hrs
total:
8 hrs 10 mins
prep:
10 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 to 12 servings
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a skillet over medium heat, saute the beef in the oil for 5 minutes, or until browned. Stir in the salt, pepper and garlic powder and place seasoned meat in a slow cooker. Add a little water to the skillet and stir to pick up the browned bits. Add to the slow cooker.

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  • Add the broth, water, celery, carrots, green onions, parsley and barley. Cover and cook on low setting for 6 to 8 hours, or until the vegetables and barley are tender. Add the thyme just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

306 calories; protein 16.6g; carbohydrates 19.7g; fat 18g; cholesterol 45.6mg; sodium 614.8mg. Full Nutrition
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