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Roob's Barley Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Roob's Barley Soup, by , is from Suwanee Ward Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Shelly Birch
Added: Wednesday, May 7, 2008


1 lb. hamburger (cooked)
1 med chopped onion, browned
3-4 stalks of celery, chopped
4 large carrots shredded
3 cans of consommé’ beef base
1 can tomato soup
2 c. water
28 oz can of smashed tomatoes
8 tbsp. Pearl Barley (we prefer adding more than this to the soup)
1 bay leaf
˝ tsp thyme
Salt & Pepper to taste

Put ingredients together in a large pot and simmer 2-3 hours. Watch the bottom for burning.




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