Beef and Barley Soup

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 lbs beef cubes
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 3 large carrots cut into pieces
  • 3 sliced celery branches
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 6 cups water with 3 beef broth cubes or 6 cups beef broth
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 398ml diced tomatoes
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3/4 cup pearl barley
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste

Cooking directions

  • In a large saucepan, heat 1 tbsp. of olive oil over medium heat. Sear the beef for 3 to 4 minutes, until the meat is browned. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Add the remaining olive oil, onion, carrots, celery and garlic to the pan. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the water, broth cubes, Worcestershire sauce, tomatoes, bay leaf, thyme, barley and reserved meat. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer covered for about 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Remove bay leaf and thyme branches. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with your favourite crusty bread.
  • Bon Appétit.

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