Soups: Sausage Barley Soup (Crock Pot)
- 1 lb italian sweet sausage
- 1/2 chopped onion
- 1 T minced garlic
- 1/2 t italian seasoning
- 1 (48 oz) can chicken broth
- 1 carrot, sliced
- 1 (10 oz) package frozen chopped spinach
- 1/4 cup uncooked pearl barley
- 2 t chicken soup base
Thaw and drain spinach well.
Remove casings from sausage and cook thoroughly in a skillet over medium heat.
Add onion and garlic and Italian seasoning to the sausage.
When done remove from heat and drain.
In a slow cooker place the sausage, chicken broth, carrot, spinach, barley and soup base.
Cook on high 4 hours or 6 to 8 hours on low.