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Healthy Homemade Slow Cooker Chicken Barley Soup
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4.50 from 2 votes

Chicken Barley Soup for the Slow Cooker

Healthy Homemade Chicken Barley Soup is a light and delicious slow cooker soup that is easy to assemble in the morning, and then have a hearty, healthy family dinner at the end of a long winter's day.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs
Course: Main Course, Slow Cooker - Main Course
Cuisine: American Comfort Food, healthy
Servings: 12
Calories: 198kcal


  • cup diced onion
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • pounds chicken thighs boneless, skinless, diced
  • 3 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 quart chicken or turkey stock
  • 2 cups water
  • cups pearl barley


  • Place all ingredients into a 7-quart slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on medium for 8 hours, or high for 5 hours.
  • Stir well and serve hot.


Tools and equipment:
7-quart slow cooker, chefs knife, cutting board


Serving: 1 | Calories: 198kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 763mg | Potassium: 376mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1840IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1.4mg