beef and barley soup



I love barley, it helps me to lose the fat and helps my digest system. here is how you can make it.

Beef Barley Soup

Serves: 8

Vegetables, barley, and beef make this soup a full meal in itself.

4 cups water
2 beef bullion cubes
1 medium potato, cubed
1 medium onion, cubed
1/2 bag frozen mixed vegetables
1/2 teaspoon dried garlic powder
1/2 pound boneless beef cut into cubes
1 cup quick cooking barley
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
cracked pepper to taste

1. In large pot add water, beef bullion cubes (dissolved in a small amount of the water, heated in separate cup), and all the ingredients except the barley. Cook approximately 30 minutes at a minimum heat, or until meat is fully cooked and potatoes are soft.

2. Add the quick cooking barley and cook another 15 minutes. Serve hot. Add salt to taste.

Calories: 222
Fat: 3.4 g
Carbohydrates: 35.7 g
Protein: 13.8 g