Ingredients: 4 packets beef bouillon,8 ounces can tomato sauce,5 carrots, chopped,2 pounds chuck roast, cut into bite sized pieces,1 cup chopped fresh parsley,Fresh ground pepper,1 onion, chopped,3/4 cup pearl barley,2 teaspoons salt,5 cups water
Instructions: Combine everything but carrots and parsley in slow cooker and stir to mix. Cook on low for 8-10 hours.,Just before serving, put carrots in microwave-safe dish with about 1/8 cup water. Microwave for 4 minutes. Add carrots to soup with parsley.,Taste and adjust seasonings (I usually end up adding a bit more salt and pepper).,Serve. And serve. And serve.