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Beef Barley Soup

Bowl with Spoon

Prep time:
15 minutes

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Cook time:
45 minutes

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Servings:
14 cups

Looking for a twist? Add 1 cup sliced mushrooms with tomatoes. Add 1 cup chopped kale or other greens with tomatoes.

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Beef Barley Soup

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Ingredients:

  • 1 pound lean ground beef (15% fat or less)
  • 1 large carrot, diced, about 1 cup
  • 1 small onion, diced, about 1 cup
  • 2 stalk celery, diced, about 1 cup
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 8 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons beef bouillon
  • 1 can (14.5 ounce) diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 cup uncooked barley
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions:

1. In large sauce pot, cook ground beef over medium heat. Drain fat.

2. Add carrots, onion, celery, and garlic; stir often and cook for about 5 minutes.

3. Add 8 cups of water, bouillon, tomatoes with juice, barley, and pepper. Bring to a boil.

4. Cover and reduce heat to a low boil. Cook for about 30 minutes or until barley is as tender as you like it.

5. Serve immediately.

Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Looking for a twist? Add 1 cup sliced mushrooms with tomatoes. Add 1 cup chopped kale or other greens with tomatoes.

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Bowl with Spoon

Prep time:
15 minutes

Kitchen Timer

Cook time:
45 minutes

Fork

Servings:
14 cups