Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 pounds beef stew meat, diced into 1 inch pieces salt and pepper to taste

  2. 4 tablespoons vegetable oil

  3. 1 cup chopped onion

  4. 1 cup sliced carrots

  5. 1/2 cup fresh sliced mushrooms

  6. 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic

  7. 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme

  8. 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can chicken broth

  9. 3 cups water

  10. 1 (16 ounce) package frozen mixed vegetables

  11. 4 small red potatoes, cut into chunks

  12. 1/2 cup barley

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Season beef stew chunks with salt and pepper to taste. Place seasoned beef in a large soup pot. Add 2 tablespoons of oil and saute for 5 minutes on high heat. Remove meat. Add 2 more tablespoons of oil to pot and add onions, carrots and mushrooms. Saute for 5 minutes, stirring often. Add garlic and thyme to pot and saute for 3 more minutes. Add the chicken broth and 3 cups of water to pot. Add the frozen mixed vegetables, potatoes and barley. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir all together and bring to a boil. Cover pot, reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.


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