*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                        Hearty Vegetable Barley Soup
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      ounces        Lean ground beef
      1/4  cup           Chopped onion
    1                    Garlic cloves -- minced
    1 3/4  pints         Water
      1/2  pound         No-salt-added tomatoes
                         -- undrained -- chopped
      1/4  cup           Medium QUAKER Barley*
      1/4  cup           Sliced celery
      1/4  cup           Sliced carrots
    1                    Beef bouillon cubes
      1/2  teaspoon      Basil
      1/2                Bay leaf
    1      dash          Black pepper
    4 1/2  ounces        Frozen mixed vegetables
 
 In 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, brown ground beef.  Add onion and 
 garlic.  Cook until onion is tender; drain.  Add remaining ingredients 
 except frozen vegetables.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat to low; cover.
 Simmer 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Add frozen vegetables; cook 10 
 to 15 minutes or until vegetables and barley are tender.  Add additional 
 water if soup becomes too thick upon standing.
 
  Ten 1-cup servings 
  *NOTE: To use Quick QUAKER Barley, substitute 2/3 cup quick barley for 
 medium barley and decrease water to 6 cups.  Cook ground beef, onion and 
 garlic as directed above.  Add remaining ingredients including frozen 
 vegetables.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat to low; cover.  Simmer 15 to 20 
 minutes or until vegetables and barley are tender.
 
  Nutrition Information: 1 cup * Calories 110 * Protein 7g * Carbohydrate 
 15g * Fat 3g * Cholesterol 15mg * Dietary Fiber 2g * Sodium 190mg * 
 Percent of Calories from Fat: 25% 
  Exchanges: Starch/Bread 1/2, Meat 1/2, Vegetable 1-1/2 
  Source: Quaker’s Best Barley Recipes Copyright 1992 The Quaker Oats 
 Company Reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company Electronic 
 format courtesy of Karen Mintzias
 
 
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