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Barley Beef Stew

Rated as 4.18 out of 5 Stars

"Delicious, hearty stew with tons of veggies and meat. Great on a cold day."
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Ingredients

2 h 30 m servings 475 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Season beef with salt and black pepper; coat with flour, shaking off excess.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a Dutch oven or heavy pot; cook and stir beef until browned on all sides. Remove beef with a slotted spoon and set aside. Add onion, cabbage, celery, carrots, and garlic; cook and stir until carrots are softened and onion is translucent, about 10 minutes. Stir in mushrooms, rosemary, thyme, and barley. Return beef to Dutch oven and continue to cook and stir for 3 minutes.
  3. Stir water, beer, and beef bouillon into beef mixture; bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer until beef and barley are tender, about 90 minutes. Add brown sugar and vinegar. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 to 15 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 475 calories; 23.1 g fat; 37.7 g carbohydrates; 24.6 g protein; 63 mg cholesterol; 267 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made this last night and my wife loved it. Everyone went back for 2nd's. It used up a lot of left over vegetables that were hanging around in the fridge. Don't forget the beer! I used a stout ...

Most helpful critical review

Did not care for this beef stew, too sweet.

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I made this last night and my wife loved it. Everyone went back for 2nd's. It used up a lot of left over vegetables that were hanging around in the fridge. Don't forget the beer! I used a stout ...

After browning beef, I spooned it into a crock pot. Followed directions as printed except the use of crock pot. Needed a little red pepper (1T)..Also added 12 oz V8 Juice.

I made this for dinner last night and it got mixed reviews from my family. My husband says it absolutely needed potatoes in it. My kids didn't like the cabbage. All of this isn't not the recipe'...

Made this and love it. All i did was add a little more barley. It was awesome and i will make it over and over.

A delicious, hearty stew. Made the following changes based on our family's preferences: Used red wine instead of beer; left out cabbage, celery and mushrooms; threw in carrots and fingerling pot...

This was wonderful. The beer really gave it a deep, rich flavor and was better than using tomato paste since I am allergic to tomatoes. I also substituted leeks for the onions (another allergy...

Did not care for this beef stew, too sweet.

This recipe was quite nice and the whole family loved it. I forgot the celery at the store and reduced the onion per family preference but otherwise followed as given. I don't know if it's becau...

Everyone really loved this dish. I made it with a few changes. I didn't have any beer so I used red wine. I changed the # of servings at the last minute and had to use some Italian sausage be...