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Classic Beef and Barley

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Category: Stews

 Ingredients List

  • 2/3 c Pearl barley
  • 1 1/2 lb Ground beef/or diced stew
  • -meat
  • 1 md 8 oz onion chopped
  • 1 Clove garlic; minced
  • 4 Carrots
  • 3 Ribs celery; diced
  • 1 cn (28 oz) tomatoes
  • 3 cn (10 1/2 oz) beef consume
  • 2 c Water
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/4 c Parsley; minced
  • Salt and pepper; to taste
  • 1 cn Tomato soup; optional
  • Parmesan croutons for
  • -garnish


Brown beef onion and garlic in Dutch oven or heavy kettle until meat is no
longer pink. Add barley and remaining ingredients, except croutons. Cover
and cook simmering 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Serve with garnish of Toasted Parmesan
Croutons. and additional minced parsley. Makes 6-8 servings.

To Toast. Croutons: Drizzle croutons with melted butter or margarine and
toss with grated Parmesan cheese. Spread on baking sheet and toast in
400 degree F. oven until golden.

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