Ground Beef and Barley Soup Recipe
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Ground Beef and Barley Soup Recipe

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I came across this recipe years ago at a recipe exchange through a church group. The contributor didn't sign her name, so I don't know who to thank. But my husband and son thank me for preparing it by helping themselves to seconds and thirds! - Ellen McCleary, Scotland, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1 hour
MAKES:12 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1 hour
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 3 celery ribs, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cans (10-1/2 ounces each) condensed beef consomme, undiluted
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 4 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup medium pearl barley
  • 1 bay leaf

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 168 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 452 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 13 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, cook the beef, celery and onion over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 45-50 minutes or until barley is tender. Discard bay leaf. Yield: 12 servings (3 quarts).
Originally published as Beef Barley Soup in Taste of Home Ground Beef Cookbook 1999, p154

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Reviewed Apr. 23, 2016

"This was very good. I tossed in a few mushrooms that needed used up. Substituted tomato sauce for the soup because I didn't have the soup."

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Reviewed Feb. 2, 2016

"Some people do not belong in the kitchen. Uwasv-waya is one of them. For Pete's sake it is soup! Folks next time you cooks send in a recipe have your tape measure handy. It's a good soup. My stars aren't working. 5 stars"

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Reviewed Nov. 17, 2015

"This is an easy fast and delicious recipe for soup lovers. Thank you for the posting. Alan in New Hampshire"

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Reviewed Jul. 31, 2015

"VG!!!!!"

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Reviewed Mar. 1, 2015

"My family loved it. prepared it exactly is a recipe directs. My wife is not crazy about soup but she absolutely loves this one. It has so much flavor."

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