Nana's Beef & Barley Stew

Recipe by Aunt Willie
READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Heat olive oil in a large heavy pot.
  • Saute chopped onion, mashed garlic and beef until beef is browned on all sides.
  • Add beef broth, water, bay leaves, Worcestershire sauce and salt and pepper.
  • Bring mixture to a boil, then lower heat to a simmer.
  • Simmer 1 1/2 hours.
  • Add carrots and celery and simmer an additional 30 minutes.
  • You may have to add some more water at this point.
  • Add mushrooms and cooked barley, simmer another 15 minutes.
  • Remove bay leaves and serve.