The actually name of this soup truly is Easy Hamburger Soup - and it was simple as pie! I adapted it to the slow cooker. Great dinner, super "EASY"!
Served this with hearty bread and a salad. Everyone enjoyed it - kids and adults!
Easy Hamburger Soup (adapted from Taste of Home)
1 pound lean ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
1 can Diced Tomatoes, undrained
2 cups Beef Broth
1 cup water
4 celery ribs, diced
2 carrots, diced
1 tsp thyme
1 tsp garlic salt
1/2 cup barley (quick cooking or pearl if you are using slow cooker)
Pepper to taste
1 tsp parsley
1 - Brown ground beef with onions over medium heat until no longer pink.
2 - Add beef and onions into crockpot. Add beef broth, water, diced tomatoes, celery, carrots, thyme, salt, barley, pepper and parsley.
3- Cook on high for 5- 6 hours.
4 - Serve with Parmesan cheese. Enjoy!