- 2 - 32 oz. boxes of beef broth + 1 stock box full of water
- 1 roasted red bell pepper (you can either use a jar or roast it yourself in an oven)
- 1 package button mushrooms
- 1 medium sized sweet yellow onion, diced or thrown in whole
~ 2 cups top round steak, cut into bite sized pieces
~ 5-6 carrots, peeled and cut into whatever shape you prefer
~ 1 tsp dried rosemary
~ 1 tsp dried thyme
~ 1 1/2 cups pearl barley (rinsed)
- Extra virgin olive oil for the pan
- Salt and pepper to taste
Allow the beef to come to room temperature (this promotes even cooking) and sprinkle with a little salt and pepper. In a stock pot, heat extra virgin olive oil until very hot. Add the meet and allow it to brown on one side (about 3-4 minutes) and then stir, allowing the other sides to brown. Once the meet in browned, deglaze the pan with the stock and water, scraping the bottom of the pan with a rubber spatula or spoon. Add the onion, mushrooms and herbs to pot. Cover and simmer on low for 30-40 minutes. Add carrots and roasted red peppers. Cover and simmer for an hour to an hour and a half. Next, test the broth to adjust seasonings and add the barley. Cook on low for another hour. Add frozen corn just before serving.
What's Hot From The Small Boston Kitchen
Yesterday I left a little bit of a cliffhanger at the end of my post (oh how dramatic of me) and promised that I'd show you a little t...
Yesterday I posted pictures of a tasty little hors d'oeuvres that I had made in school this week and then I never included the recipe....
A lamb recipe contest...what could be more fun than that? I've always thought of lamb as an underdog in the protein world full of steak...
Pierogies, after a quick fry in some butter I can't help but think of my Babcia every time I make pierogies. The way she shuffled he...
I can distinctly remember the first time I had a Johnny Cake. I was in first grade and we were doing a lesson on the American colonies wh...
When I first started really exploring Chinatown, Gourmet Dumpling House came up in nearly every discussion and was always strongly recomme...