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Slow Cooker Red Beans and Barley

5
4
0
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
7 hr 20 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
7 hr
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
Use fire-roasted crushed tomatoes, if available, to give this recipe a robust smoky taste. If time permits, make it ahead of time since it tastes.

Ingredients

uncooked pearl barley

1 cup(s), rinsed (use long-cooking variety; not pearled barley)

uncooked red onion(s)

1 small, finely chopped

uncooked celery

1 rib(s), small, chopped

garlic clove(s)

1 clove(s), medium, minced

red pepper flakes

¼ tsp, crushed, or more to taste

canned kidney beans

15 oz, drained and rinsed

canned crushed tomatoes

28 oz

bay leaf

2 leaf/leaves

fat free chicken broth

3 cup(s), or vegetable broth

black pepper

¼ pinch

table salt

1 tsp

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in order listed in a 5-quart slow cooker. Do not stir.
  2. Cover and cook at low setting of slow cooker for 7 hours. Stir and serve. Yields about 1 1/3 cup per serving.

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