Beef Barley Soup

Beef Barley Soup

  • Preparation 20 min
  • Cooking 1 h 10 min
  • Servings 4
  • Freezes Yes
  • Nut-free
  • Lactose-free
  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
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Ingredients

    • 1 beef round steak, about 1/2 lb (225 g), diced (see note)
    • 3 tablespoons (45 ml) olive oil
    • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
    • 8 oz (227 g) small white button mushrooms, quartered
    • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) hulled barley
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 4 cups (1 litre) beef broth
    • 1 cup (250 ml) water
    • Salt and pepper

Preparation

Note from Ricardo

Take advantage on the cheapest beef cuts: Sirloin tip, round, etc.. They are perfect for this type of dish's cooking time. Indeed, the long, slow cooking is ideal for tenderizing the toughest cuts of meat.

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