Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

That's right, The Metric Jester has yet another barley recipe. This one is hearty, filling, and don't you know it tasty too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. toss beef cubes and muschroom slices with montreal steak spice, then coat with oil.
  2. Sear beef and mushrooms in dutch oven.
  3. add onions and stir fry until onions are just starting to get soft.
  4. add celery, carrots, and potatoes stir and wait 3-5 minutes for food to warm up.
  5. add beef stock (water) all at once if hot, or slowly if cold.
  6. add barley and spices and then stir until combined.
  7. simmer for up to 4 hours, but it's cooked after 1.
  8. If using a slow cooker: start with the barley and liquid, and then using the same pan, sear beef and add, brown mushrooms and add, fry onions, celery and carrots then add, de-glaze pan and top off with spices. cook for 6 to 8 hours.