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Hearty Beef + Barley Soup

Warm your body with a thick and Hearty Beef + Barley Soup. Made from affordable beef cuts and winter-proof veggies, this filling soup is sure to be a new family favourite! Ideal for cold days, this slowly simmered soup is a perfect way to enjoy the snowy weather ahead!
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Keyword: barley
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 tblsp Canola Oil
  • 1 pound stewing beef cut into large bite sized pieces
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 2 carrots chopped largely
  • 3 celery sticks chopped largely
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tblsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 900 ml cartons beef broth
  • 3/4 cup pearl barley
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup parlsey freshly chopped (optional)

Instructions

  • In a large dutch oven, heat canola oil over medium heat. Add onions, carrot and celery and cook with salt until translucent.
  • Add garlic, thyme and pepper. Mix in broth barley and tomato paste. Bring to a slow simmer and cover. Cook for 45 minutes.
  • In small bowl mix flour with water. Mix in to soup and cook for an additional 10 minutes. 
  • Remove from heat and serve. Serve with fresh parsley sprinkled over soup.