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!
- 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)
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.