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Beef, Leek and Barley Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Beef, Leek and Barley Soup recipe? Learn how to make Beef, Leek and Barley Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by whirringblender

Makes 6 servings



From Smitten Kitchen. Adapted from Laurie Colwin?s Home Cooking

Recipe Ingredients for Beef, Leek and Barley Soup

1/2 cup barley
1 lb short rib (two on the bone)
3 cloves of garlic (big ones, chopped up)
2 chopped onions
3 leeks
1 black pepper
8 cups water (filtered)

Recipe Directions for Beef, Leek and Barley Soup

  1. 1. Trim two big, meaty short ribs and put them on the bottom of your soup pot.

  2. 2. Add 1/2 cup of barley, three big cloves of garlic shopped up, two chopped onions, and three leeks cut lengthwise and then into segments?use both the white and the green parts. You can also add mushrooms and any other vegetables you might like. Grind in a little black pepper.

  3. 3. Add about eight cups of filtered water or beef stock and let it simmer on the back burner for at least three hours while you go about your business. You can also add lima beans, cube potatoes, peas, corn, string beans and chopped tomatoes at any point, or the second day, should you have any leftover.

  4. 4. Before serving, skim off the fat?there will be a bit, as short ribs are quite fatty?take the meat off the bones, chop it and put it back in the soup.

Categories

Beef, Soup, Slow Cook

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 489.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
393
Calories from Fat
252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
28.0g
43%
Saturated Fat
12.2g
61%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
57mg
19%
Sodium
59mg
2%
Potassium
212mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
21.5g
7%
Dietary Fiber
4.1g
16%
Sugars
3.4g
Protein
13.8g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 7% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Very low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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