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BEEF AND BARLEY SOUP RECIPE

how to make BEEF AND BARLEY SOUP RECIPE ? Beef and barley soup recipe is both delicious and very healthy. it's a soup to be have on the side of the main dish.
Course Soup
Cuisine international
Keyword BEEF AND BARLEY SOUP RECIPE
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 280kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs of beef cross cut shanks with bones
  • 1 tbl canola oil
  • 2 carrots, chopped in 1 inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped in 1/2 inch pieces
  • 3 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 14oz can of beef stock or broth
  • 1 tsp kitchen bouquet
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup of fresh or frozen green beans (optional)
  • 1/2 cup pearl barley

Instructions

  • Add the beef stock and 4 cups of water to a 4qt stock pot. Add the beef shanks, Kitchen Bouquet, salt, basil, and thyme. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 1 hour
  • Remove beef from soup. Let it cool. Then remove meat from bones and cut into 1 inch pieces. Add back into soup.
  • Meanwhile heat canola oil in a separate pan and saute carrots, onions, celery, garlic, and green beans (if adding fresh green beans, cut them in thirds and add them now) for about 3 minutes. Add sauted vegetables and barley into soup and continue simmering for another hour or until meat and barley are tender. Taste and add salt if needed.
  • If adding frozen green beans, add them now. Simmer another 3 or 4 minutes. Serve with warm buttermilk biscuits and a tomato salad.