Hearty Vegetable Barley Soup Recipe

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Hearty Vegetable Barley Soup

Mrs B

By
@Amomof2miracles0207



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Ingredients

1/2 lb
lean ground beef
1/2 c
chopped onion
2
garlic cloves, minced
7 c
water
16 oz
no salt added tomatoes, undrained, chopped
1/2 c
barley
1/2 c
sliced celery
1/2 c
sliced carrots
2
beef bouillon cubes
1 tsp
basil
1
bay leaf
1/4 tsp
black pepper
9 oz
frozen mixed vegetables

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In 4-quart saucepan or dutch oven, brown ground beef.
2
Add onion and garlic.
3
Cook until onion is tender; drain.
4
Add remaining ingredients except frozen vegetables.
5
Bring to a boil.
6
Reduce heat to low; cover.
7
Simmer 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
8
Add frozen vegetables; cook 10 to 15 minutes or until vegetables and barley are tender.
9
Add additional water if soup becomes too thick upon standing.
10
NOTE: To use quick barley, substitute 2/3 cup quick barley for medium barley and decrease water to 6 cups.
11
Cook ground beef, onion and garlic as directed above.
12
Add remaining ingredients including frozen vegetables.
13
Bring to a boil.
14
Reduce heat to low; cover.
15
Simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until vegetables and barley are tender.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Other Tag: Quick & Easy