• 16 Ratings

This slow cooker meal may look fancy, but it's easier than you think! Just 20 minutes of prep and a day in the slow cooker separates you from this easy slow cooker recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Cook meat in hot oil until brown on all sides; drain fat.

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  • In a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker combine carrots, celery, tomatoes, broth, barley, onion, the water, and pepper. Add meat to cooker.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 9 hours (do not use high-heat setting) or until lamb pulls easily from bones and barley is tender.

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  • Remove meat from slow cooker; transfer to a serving platter. Skim off fat from vegetable-barley mixture. If desired, stir in vinegar. Serve with lamb. Id desired, top each serving with fresh snipped rosemary.

Nutrition Facts

370 calories; 8 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 99 mg cholesterol; 529 mg sodium. 36 g carbohydrates; 7 g fiber; 37 g protein;


16 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5.0 stars
Delicious. I made no changes. Next time might try experimenting, but doubt it as it is so good the way it is.