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Classic Beef Barley Soup Recipe

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Classic Beef Barley Soup Recipe
Serve this great tasting soup with hot baked biscuits or crusty bread and a tossed green salad.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2/3 cup pearl barley
  • 3 to 4 medium carrots, diced
  • 3 ribs celery, diced
  • 1 (28 oz.) can tomatoes
  • 3 1/2 to 4 cups beef broth
  • 2 c. water
  • 1 (10 1/2 oz.) can tomato soup (optional)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 c. minced parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:

Brown ground beef, onion, and garlic in skillet; drain well. Transfer meat mixture to slow cooker; add barley and remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on high 1 hour then on low 5-6 hours.
Serves 6.

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 5 out of 5
great classic recipe, Member jqyike

As a child my mother made this exact recipe. I have been looking for it and am so glad I found it on your website. Can't wait to make it, again.

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