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Daddy’s Beef and Barley Soup

Serves 8
Prep: 10 Minutes
Cooking: 55 minutes
1 ½ lbs. Beef strips for Stir Fry
2 Medium Onions
5 cloves Garlic
4 Celery Stalks
2 cups Carrots cut in ½ inch pieces
2 quarts Beef Stock
1 cup Barley
3 Tbsp. Olive oil
2 tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Black Pepper

Add oil, Chopped onions and garlic in large soup pot and sauté until tender, 2 minutes
Cut beef strips into ¼ inch cubes (you can use any type of beef, strips are easier to cut to size)
Add beef, salt, and pepper to pot with onions and garlic to brown
Chop Celery and carrots into ½ inch pieces add to pot
Add 2 quarts Beef Stock to pot, bring to boil
Add Barley, reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes
Enjoy with a nice hard crust bread.