Classic Beef and Barley

Classic Beef And Barley

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  • 1.5 lb
    beef stew meat
  • 1
    chopped onion
  • 1
    minced garlic clove
  • 4
  • 3
    celery ribs, diced
  • 28 oz
  • 3 can(s)
    beef consomme
  • 2 c
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/4 c
    parsley, fresh and chopped
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato soup, optional
  • ·
    croutons, parmesan

How to Make Classic Beef and Barley


  1. Brown beef onion and garlic in dutch oven or heavy kettle until meat is no longer pink.
  2. Add barley and remaining ingredients, except croutons.
  3. Cover and cook simmering 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  4. Serve with garnish of toasted parmesan croutons and additional minced parsley.
  5. Makes 6-8 servings.

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About Classic Beef and Barley

Course/Dish: Beef Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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