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Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Stew
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15 INGREDIENTS • 6 STEPS • 8HRS 25MINS

Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Stew

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This hearty slow-cooking stew freezes well and reheats beautifully.
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A Hint of Rosemary
Hi, I'm Rosemary! I am a stay-at-home mom who loves to spend time in my kitchen, prepare food for my family, and am always on the lookout for good gluten-free recipes!
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This hearty slow-cooking stew freezes well and reheats beautifully.
8HRS 25MINS
Total Time
$2.92
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
8
us / metric
Beef Stock
4 cups
Beef Stock
Onion
1 1/2 cups
Chopped Onions
Barley
1 cup
Barley, hulled
Water
1 cup
Water
Celery
1 cup
Sliced Celery
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
as needed
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Garlic
6 cloves
Garlic, minced
Fresh Thyme
4 sprigs
Tomato Paste
4 Tbsp
Tomato Paste
Olive Oil
2 Tbsp
Olive Oil, divided
Beef Chuck
2 lb
Beef Chuck, cubed, divided
Carrot
2 1/2 cups
Carrots
cut into 1-inch pieces
Fresh Parsley
to taste
Fresh Parsley, chopped
for garnish
optional
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
386
Fat
17.9 g
Protein
27.3 g
Carbs
30.3 g
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A Hint of Rosemary
Hi, I'm Rosemary! I am a stay-at-home mom who loves to spend time in my kitchen, prepare food for my family, and am always on the lookout for good gluten-free recipes!
http://www.ahintofrosemary.com/
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step 1
In a 6-quart slow cooker, stir together Beef Stock (4 cups), Onions (1 1/2 cups), Barley (1 cup), Water (1 cup), Celery (1 cup), Kosher Salt (1 tsp), Freshly Ground Black Pepper (as needed), and Garlic (6 cloves).
step 1 In a 6-quart slow cooker, stir together Beef Stock (4 cups), Onions (1 1/2 cups), Barley (1 cup), Water (1 cup), Celery (1 cup), Kosher Salt (1 tsp), Freshly Ground Black Pepper (as needed), and Garlic (6 cloves).
step 2
Add Fresh Thyme (4 sprigs) and Bay Leaves (3), then dollop Tomato Paste (4 Tbsp) on top.
step 2 Add Fresh Thyme (4 sprigs) and Bay Leaves (3), then dollop Tomato Paste (4 Tbsp) on top.
step 3
Heat the Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) in a large skillet over medium-high. Add the Beef Chuck (1 lb) and cook until well-browned, about 6 minutes, turning once. Add the first batch of browned beef cubes to the slow cooker.
step 3 Heat the Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) in a large skillet over medium-high. Add the Beef Chuck (1 lb) and cook until well-browned, about 6 minutes, turning once. Add the first batch of browned beef cubes to the slow cooker.
step 4
Repeat with the remaining Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) and Beef Chuck (1 lb). Scatter the Carrots (2 1/2 cups) over the beef.
step 4 Repeat with the remaining Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) and Beef Chuck (1 lb). Scatter the Carrots (2 1/2 cups) over the beef.
step 5
Cover and cook on low until meat and grains are tender, about 8 hours.
step 5 Cover and cook on low until meat and grains are tender, about 8 hours.
step 6
Discard the thyme sprigs and bay leaves. Ladle the stew into 8 bowls, then sprinkle with Fresh Parsley (to taste). Serve and enjoy!
step 6 Discard the thyme sprigs and bay leaves. Ladle the stew into 8 bowls, then sprinkle with Fresh Parsley (to taste). Serve and enjoy!
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Dairy-Free
Beef
Comfort Food
Lunch
Slow Cooker
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Fall
Whole Grains
Winter
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