Beef and Barley Soup

Let this soup simmer on your stove and the whole house starts to smell warm and inviting. A delicious cold weather meal!

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: barley, beef, main dish, stove top, vegetables
Servings: 4 people
Author: HelenFern
Ingredients
  • 3/4 pound beef sirloin, cut into cubes
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 14 oz. can fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup pearl barley (rice to make it gluten free)
  • 1 cup frozen, mixed vegetables
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Put the beef in a kettle with 2 cups of broth and simmer for 30 – 45 minutes – until the beef is semi-tender.
  2. Add the remaining broth, the tomatoes and barley and simmer for 1 hour, until the barley and the beef are tender.
  3. Add the frozen vegetables and cook until heated through. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve hot with warm bread. Makes approximately 4 servings.