FRENCH BEEF BARLEY SOUP
1/4 lbextra-lean ground beef
2 mediumsweet onions, thinly sliced (about 2 cups)
2 can(s)(14.5 oz. ea.) ready-to-serve beef broth
1/8 to 1/4 tsppepper
1/3 cuncooked quick-cooking barley
2 slicebread, toasted, quartered
4 Tbspgrated parmesan cheese
How to Make FRENCH BEEF BARLEY SOUP
- In a Dutch oven or large saucepan, brown the ground beef. Remove beef from pan; drain and set aside.
- Add the onions to the Dutch oven. Cook over low heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender and lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
- 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.
- 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.