Slow Cooker Tomato-Barley Soup is a delicious and hearty, Italian-Style recipe. It takes only 15 to 20 minutes to prepare and is well seasoned. Ingredients include: Canned mushroom soup, chicken broth, tomatoes, carrots, onions, barley, parmesan cheese, garlic and Italian seasoning. This is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low cholesterol, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Serving Size: (1-1/2) cups per serving. Slow Cooker Tomato-Barley Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 15-20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 4-7 Hours.
(Equipment Required: 6 Quart Slow Cooker)
1 (10-1/2 oz) can condensed golden mushroom soup
1 (10-1/2 oz) can condensed chicken broth
1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
2-2/3 cups water
2 cups diced onions
2 garlic cloves, minced
1-1/2 cups peeled, chopped carrots
1/2 cup uncooked pearl barley
1 tsp Italian seasoning, crushed
2 Tbsp chopped parsley
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
6 Tbsp croutons, any variety
1. Stir the soup, broth, tomatoes, water, onions, garlic, carrots, barley and Italian seasoning into a (6 Quart) slow cooker.
2. Cover and cook on LOW 6-7 hours or HIGH 4-5 hours or until the barley is tender, stirring once during cooking.
3. Stir in the parsley and cheese. Top with the croutons. Add additional Parmesan cheese, if desired.
Yield: 6 Servings.
Serving Size: About 1-1/2 cups per serving.
Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 2
Calories: 236, Total Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 13g, Sodium: 1019mg, Sugars: 2g, Carbohydrates: 33g, Fiber: 7g, Protein: 10g
Original recipe and image from CSC Brands, LP. https://www.campbells.com/kitchen/recipes/slow-cooked-savory-barley-tomato-soup/
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