• 1 pound cubed beef stew meat
  • 1 beef soup bone
  • 1/4 cup barley
  • 3 carrots, peeled
  • 1 onion, peeled and left whole
  • 3 stalks celery
  • salt to taste


In a 6 quart soup pot, combine stew meat, soup bone, barley and carrots. Cover with water to within 2 inches of top of pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 1 hour.

Place onion and celery in pot and continue to simmer 2 hours more.

Remove onion, carrots, bone and celery. Season with salt and serve.