FRENCH BEEF BARLEY SOUP

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

This is a wonderful soup for a chilly day. It is so easy and quick to whip up in no time. The recipe came from a friend.
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Serves:

4

Prep:

40 Min

Ingredients

1/4 lb
extra-lean ground beef
2 medium
sweet onions, thinly sliced (about 2 cups)
2 can(s)
(14.5 oz. ea.) ready-to-serve beef broth
1/8 to 1/4 tsp
pepper
1
bay leaf
1/3 c
uncooked quick-cooking barley
2 slice
bread, toasted, quartered
4 Tbsp
grated parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a Dutch oven or large saucepan, brown the ground beef. Remove beef from pan; drain and set aside.
2
Add the onions to the Dutch oven. Cook over low heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender and lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
3
Add the browned beef, broth, pepper, and bay leaf; mix well. Bring to a boil. Add barley. Reduce heat; simmer 8 to 10 minutes, or until barley is tender.
4
To serve, remove and discard bay leaf. Ladle soup into 4 individual soup bowls. Top each with 2 toast quarters and 1 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef Soups, Vegetable Soup
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #comfort