Mo’ Soup For You: Nichole’s Mom’s Beef Stew
Recipe by Nichole Kribs’ Mom, Mary!
I have always loved having my mom’s homemade soup and, thankfully, she was kind enough to share her yummy beef soup recipe. Enjoy this easy to make soup recipe!
Olive Oil for browning
1.5 lbs stew meat (preferably from Costco as they have higher quality selections)
1 yellow onion, diced
4 carrots sliced
1 cup crimini mushrooms
4 stalks celery sliced
1 clove garlic minced
2-32 oz containers of low sodium chicken broth/stock (yes chicken broth!)
1 small can tomato paste
2/3 cup pearl barley
1 bay leaf
1 sprig of fresh thyme
Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
In a Dutch oven heat olive oil and brown the beef.