Aug 12, 2021 · This vegetarian and vegan recipe for a hearty homemade barley and vegetable soup is both delicious and filling. A meal in itself, you can add just about any veggies you want. If you're used to a more traditional beef and barley soup, go ahead and try this lower-fat and cholesterol-free version of a vegetarian bean and barley soup—you definitely won't be disappointed at all! Jun 27, 2018 · To make crockpot vegetable soup/ slow cooker vegetable soup, add all the ingredients in a slow cooker and cook on low for 5 hours. To make creamy vegetable soup, add some heavy cream at the end. To make vegetable barley soup, add 1/4 cup barley when you add the potatoes. Add some additional broth or water because barley absorbs a lot of liquid.