Amanda Sooy, 25, Greenwich, N.J. "This recipe is a great way to use what is already stocked in the pantry and fridge."

Amanda Sooy, Greenwich, N.J.
Recipe by MyRecipes November 2014

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
1 hr 20 mins
total:
1 hr 35 mins
Yield:
Serves: 6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Warm oil in a large, heavy pot over medium heat. Add ground beef, garlic powder, salt and pepper and cook, stirring, until no pink remains, 4 to 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, remove beef.

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  • Add onion and carrots to same pot. Season with salt and pepper and cook, stirring often, until just tender, about 10 minutes. Add mushrooms and cook, stirring, until they release their liquid, about 3 minutes.

  • Stir broth and 2 cups water into pot, scraping up browned bits. Add beef and barley. Raise heat to high; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low, cover and simmer until barley is tender, about 50 minutes. Skim off fat, if desired. Taste and season with salt and pepper. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

422 calories; fat 16g; saturated fat 5g; protein 25g; carbohydrates 45g; fiber 9g; cholesterol 51mg; sodium 246mg.
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