• prep: 25 min
  • cook: 2 hr 45 min
  • total: 3 hr 10 min
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  • Summary

    A few years ago, a friend at work shared the recipe for this wonderful soup. With beef, barley and vegetables, it's hearty enough to be a meal. A big steaming bowl with a slice of crusty bread is so satisfying on a cold day. —Lynn Thomas, London, Ontario

    Ingredients

    • 1-1/2 pounds boneless beef chuck, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
    • 1 tablespoon canola oil
    • 2 cups finely chopped onions
    • 1 cup diced carrots
    • 1/2 cup sliced celery
    • 1 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
    • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
    • 2 cups water
    • 1/2 cup medium pearl barley
    • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
    • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
    • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 11
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 150 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 6.85%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 6.03%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 34 mg 11.22%
    • Sodium: 615 mg 25.61%
    • Calcium: 21 mg 2.12%
    • Potassium: 255 mg 7.28%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.85%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 13 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 9.74%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 14 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 41.1%
    • Vitamin C 7.58%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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