Oxmoor House
Yield
10 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Make this soup the night before to allow time for its flavors to develop. Pour hot servings into a thermos to take for lunch, or reheat individual portions in the microwave as needed.

How to Make It

Step 1

Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion, carrot, and celery to pan; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 2

While vegetables cook, heat roast beef according to package directions; drain, discarding drippings. Chop beef into 1-inch pieces.

Step 3

Stir garlic into vegetables; cook 30 seconds. Stir in beef, barley, and remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 40 minutes or until barley and vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Remove and discard bay leaves.

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Chef's Notes

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