Meat Stew With Barley

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Total Time
1hr 5mins
5 mins
1 hr

This is a simple Libyan stew, full of flavor.

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  1. Heat the oil over medium heat in a large pot. Then sprinkle the meat with salt & pepper. Saute both the onion & beef (or lamb) for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in the parsley & cinnamon.
  2. Next add in the water, tomato paste, salt & pepper. Bring to a boil then reduce the heat & simmer over low heat for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the barley & cook for 40-45 minutes or until the barley is tender. Stir the lemon juice & serve hot.