Brisket Beef Barley Soup
**NOTE** The amount of water you need depends on how high you boil the soup, and how concentrated you want your broth. please taste the soup through the cooking process, add more water if you think it needs it
1brisket tip (about 1 1/2 lb)
1 1/2 galwater (to taste)
1 largeonion, chopped
5 mediumcelery, chopped, with greens
1 tspblack pepper
1/2 cpearl barley
2 largecontainers of swanson beef stock
1 largefistful of dried italian parsley
6 largecarrots, cubed
5 largepotatoes, peeled and cubed
How to Make Brisket Beef Barley Soup
- In large stockpot, boil brisket tip in water with onions, celery, black pepper and barley for about an hour.
- remove brisket from stockpot, and cut into bite sized pieces. return to soup and simmer for another hour. Add beef stock and parsley. bring to boil, then reduce heat to a high simmer.
- add carrots, wait about 10 minutes then add potatoes. Soup is done when potatoes and carrots are softened. about 15 minutes.