Slow Cooker Beef Barley Soup Recipe
5 from 1 vote

Crockpot Beef Barley Soup

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
6 hrs

Classic, hearty, quick and easy slow cooker beef barley soup recipe, homemade with simple ingredients. Loaded with Italian seasoning, vegetables, beef.

Servings: 6 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: hearty, homemade, slow cooker soup
Calories: 465 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 1.5 pounds Cooked stew meat cubes or chuck roast cubes Can use leftovers from a previous meal
  • 3-4 medium Carrots Peeled, Diced
  • 1.5 cups Onion Finely chopped
  • 3-4 medium Potatoes Peeled, Cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 stalks Celery Diced
  • 4 cloves Garlic Minced
  • 1 tsp Ginger Finely chopped
  • 6 cups Beef broth Low sodium
  • 1 cup Red wine Optional, Or replace with beef broth
  • 2 tbsp Tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup Tomato sauce Or crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1-2 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 3/4 cup Pearl barley
  • 3/4 cup Frozen vegetables Use a blend of your favorite veggies
  • 1-2 tbsp Parsley Fresh, Finely chopped, For garnish


  1. In a slow cooker, add cooked meat.

    If you don't have cooked meat, heat 2 tbsp butter and 2 tbsp oil in a nonstick pan and saute beef over medium-high heat until golden brown. Then, add this into a crockpot.

  2. Add carrots, onion, potatoes, celery, garlic, ginger, broth, wine, tomato paste, tomato sauce, mustard, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, bay leaf, barley. Mix until combined.

  3. Cover and cook on High heat for 4 hours.

  4. Then, mix in frozen vegetables.

  5. Cover and cook on low heat for 2 hours.

  6. Garnish with finely chopped fresh parsley. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Crockpot Beef Barley Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 465 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 78mg26%
Sodium 1186mg49%
Potassium 1423mg41%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 10g40%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 6533IU131%
Vitamin C 23mg28%
Calcium 127mg13%
Iron 8mg44%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.