Hearty Vegetable Barley Soup

Hearty Vegetable Barley Soup

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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

How to Make Hearty Vegetable Barley Soup

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.

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About Hearty Vegetable Barley Soup

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



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