Friday, September 23, 2011
Beef Barley Stew
Here's a great comfort food stew from Lisa Kolenich of Regina, Saskatchewan as published by Taste of Home Magazine.
BEEF BARLEY STEW
1-1/2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 medium onion, chopped
2 tablespoons canola oil
4 cups water
1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
5 medium carrots, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 celery rib, thinly sliced
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 cups fresh or frozen green beans, thawed
2 cups fresh or frozen corn, thawed
3/4 cup medium pearl barley
In a large skillet, brown beef and onion in oil until meat is no longer pink; drain. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Add water, tomato sauce, carrots, celery, salt, oregano, paprika and pepper.
Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours. Add the beans, corn and barley; cover and cook on low 2 hours longer or until barley, beef and vegetables are tender. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Picture and recipe are the property of Taste of Home Magazine and can be viewed on their website at: http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Beef-Barley-Stew-2