Syn Free Scotch Broth | Slimming World

With summer over and winter fast approaching it’s time to start thinking about those all important slow cooker recipes. This Syn Free Scotch Broth is super easy to prepare, you can just chuck it in the slow cooker and forget about it until you’re ready.

Syn Free Scotch Broth | Slimming World

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍

Perfect if you’re out all day and want something filling and warming ready for when you come in after work.

Syn Free Scotch Broth | Slimming World

In fact the hardest part of this Syn Free Scotch Broth recipe is blending a couple of ladles full to thicken the broth slightly.

Syn Free Scotch Broth | Slimming World

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If you haven’t got a slow cooker you can still make this in a pan on the stove, or you could head over to Amazon to pick one up.

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Syn Free Scotch Broth | Slimming World

If you’ve never heard of it you really should go and check it out over on Amazon. Imagine the best Slow Cooker in the world, then times that by a hundred. There’s not much that it can’t do!

Syn Free Scotch Broth | Slimming World

It’s a slow cooker and a pressure cooker, which means you can cook recipes like this Slow Cooker Syn Scotch Broth in about 30 minutes.

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Syn Free Scotch Broth | Slimming World

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Cooking Time

portions 5 minutes 5 hours



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408kcal 10

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  1. Dissolve the stock cubes in the boiling water
  2. Add all the remaining ingredients to the slow cooker and pour in the stock
  3. Mix well then cook for 4-5 hours
  4. When all the veg is cooked and the barley is tender remove a couple of ladles of veg and stock then blitz it in a food processor until it's smooth
  5. Add this back into the soup and stir. This will thicken it slightly
  6. Leave it to cook for another 10 - 15 minutes. Stir in the chopped parsley and serve

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- Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
- Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
- Defrost thoroughly before reheating (you can use the defrost setting on your microwave.)
- Make sure it is piping hot all the way through before serving.


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