Nif's Hearty Healthy Beef Barley Soup - 5 Ww Pts.

Total Time
1hr 5mins
20 mins
45 mins

This is an awesome soup that I make and freeze in individual servings to take to work for lunch. You can also use pot barley, but it will have to cook longer. Enjoy!

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  1. Spray large pot with extra virgin olive oil spray. Over med-high heat, lightly brown beef and then add veggies, except for mushrooms. Saute for a 3-5 minutes.
  2. Add broth, bay leaf, barley, mushrooms (with juice). Bring to boil.
  3. Lower heat and simmer for 30-60 minutes or until barley and veggies are tender. Remove bay leaves. Salt and pepper to taste.
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5 5

Superb soup. I used homemade defatted beef stock. Loved all the chunky vegetables. Quite filling and left me feeling very satisfied. Thanks for posting this healthy soup recipe.

5 5

We really loved this! I made it exactly to the recipe and it was very thick and hearty. Great for a cold winter night with ice all over the trees. I used the chicken broth since I couldn't find the fat free beef broth. Thank you for the recipe.