"Another recipe from the tesco magazine that I want to try"
carrots, peeled and chopped
225 g turnips or 225 g
swede, peeled and chopped
leek, cleaned and sliced
chopped fresh parsley
beef bouillon cubes
ground black pepper
Slice the beef into bite sized pieces. Place in a large saucepan with the bay leaf, bouillon cubes, seasoning and 2.3 litres/4pints water. Slowly bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 1hour.
Add all the vegetables and barley, then salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Return to the boil, cover and simmer for a further 1hour or until all the vegetables, barley and beef are really tender.
Remove from the heat, remove the bay leaf. Skim off any fat which is floating on the surface. Adjust the seasoning to taste and stir in the parsley. Serve in bowls with crusty bread.