Lentil and Barley Soup

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Lentil and Barley Soup

Want the deep, slow-cooked flavors of rich, creamy beans and barley without spending a lot of time in the kitchen? Try our delicious crockpot Lentil and Barley Soup.
Prep Time20 minutes
Active Time6 hours
Total Time6 hours 20 minutes
Course: Main Dish, Soup, Vegetarian
Cuisine: American, Easy, Vegan, Vegetarian
Yield: 6 2-cup portions


  • 7 cups vegetable broth (low sodium)
  • 1 can tomatoes diced, (14.5 ounces, no-salt-added, undrained)
  • 1.5 cups lentils (dry) rinsed
  • 1 cup onions chopped
  • 1 cup carrots chopped
  • 1 cup celery chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 3/4 cup barley uncooked
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon Italian Seasoning (salt-free)
  • 1 teaspoon thyme (dried)
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • Combine all ingredients in a 4-quart or larger crockpot. Cover. Cook on HIGH setting 5 to 6 hours or until lentils are desired tenderness. If using LOW setting, cook 10 to 12 hours or until lentils are desired tenderness.
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