Hearty Bison Barley Soup

  • Olive Oil Non-stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 1/2 pounds Beef or Bison Sirloin Steak, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 cups White or Baby Portobella Mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cloves Garlic, peeled and pressed
  • 1 small Onion, chopped
  • 2 medium Carrots, peeled and grated
  • 2 ribs of Celery trimmed and sliced
  • 2 cans (15 oz each) low sodium Beef Broth or home-made Broth
  • 2 cups Water
  • 3 sprigs fresh Thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried
  • Sea Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup quick cook Barley

Coat the inside of a cast iron skillet with Olive Oil spray and heat over medium heat. Add meat cubes and cook until all sides are well browned about 10 minues.  Add all remaining ingredients into skillet. Heat to a boil for 1 minute. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes or until barley is soft.

About okieranchwife

I am a transplant to Oklahoma and an escapee from an unspecifed Northeast State. I enjoy growing my gardens and cooking what I grow.
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