Italian Beef & Barley Soup(Low Carb, Slow Cooker)
Makes 6 servings*Net Carbs: 11 grams
1 boneless beef top sirloin steak(approx 1 1/2lbs)
1 tbsp vegetable oil
3 medium carrots, sliced 1/4-inch thick
1 cup chopped onion
1 tsp dried thyme leaves
1/2 tsp dried rosemary
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 cup pearl barley
2 cans (14 1/2ozs each) beef broth
1 can (14 1/2ozs each) diced tomatoes with italian seasonings, undrained
1. Cut beef into 1inch pieces. Heat oil in large skillet over med-hgh heat.Add beef, cooking and turning to brown on all sides. Remove from heat an set aside.
2. Place carrots and onion in slow cooker: sprinkle with thyme, rosemary and pepper. Top wth barley and beef. Pour broth and tomatoes with liquid over meat.
3. Cover: cook on Low 8-10 hours.