Barley Burger Stew

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'I found this hearty stew recipe in an old cookbook purchased at a flea market,' recalls Judy McCarthy of Derby, Kansas. 'The blend of beef and barley really hits the spot on cool days.'

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings

Ingredients

  • ½ pound ground beef

  • 1 small onion, chopped

  • ¼ cup chopped celery

  • 2 ¼ cups tomato juice

  • ½ cup water

  • ¼ cup medium pearl barley

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, cook beef, onion and celery until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in tomato juice, water, barley, chili powder, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 50-60 minutes or until barley is tender.