green bell pepper, diced
onion, finely chopped
canned tomatoes, undrained and chopped
In a 4-quart saucepan or dutch oven, brown ground beef.
Add green pepper, onion and garlic.
Cook until onion is tender; drain.
Add remaining ingredients.
Reduce heat to low; cover.
Simmer 45 to 50 minutes or until barley is tender, stirring occasionally.
NOTE: To use quick barley, substitute 1 cup quick barley for medium barley. Prepare recipe as directed above except simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until barley is tender, stirring occasionally.