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Barley Soup

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The perfect answer to a cold winter evening. This quick and easy barley soup is a complete meal by itself with some of your favorite bread as accompaniment. Enjoy your evening with a book and a hot bowl of this delicious soup.
Ingredients
  Pearl barley 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Beef soup bone 2 Pound
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
  Carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced
  Potatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced
  Salt To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash and clean the barley and simmer in 2 cups of water for twenty minutes till it is soft.

MAKING
2. Cook soup bone in water to cover until meat leaves bone; remove from stock.
3. Combine celery, carrots and potatoes in 1 quart beef stock and then simmer till tender.
4. Cut beef into bite-sized pieces; add to celery mixture. Add barley and salt. Simmer for several minutes longer.

SERVING
5. Serve warm with toasted bread and fresh salads

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Barley
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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