Dad's special beef-barley stew

Dad's Special Beef-barley Stew Recipe

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sherry monfils


I love the smells that this stew emits and it's such a warming stew. Just add some biscuits for a meal.


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20 Min
2 Hr
Stove Top


  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 lb
    cut up beef stew meat
  • 1/2 stick
  • 2 c
    beef broth
  • 1 c
    brewed black coffee
  • 1 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 6
    potatoes, quartered
  • 6
    carrots, cut into chunks
  • 3
    onions, quartered
  • 1/4 c
    dried barley

How to Make Dad's special beef-barley stew


  1. Place flour in plastic, resealable bag. Add beef to bag and shake to coat. Melt butter in lg pot over med-high heat.
  2. Brown beef on all sides. Add broth, coffee, thyme, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low.
  3. Add barley, simmer 1 hr. Add potatoes, carrots and onions. Simmer 1 more hour, stirring occasionally.

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About Dad's special beef-barley stew

Course/Dish: Beef Soups, Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Carb
Other Tag: Heirloom

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