Hearty Beef, Barley and Kale Soup
From: Fresh from the Farm Stand
- Heat oil in a large soup pot over medium-high heat. Add beef and onion; cook until beef is well browned. Drain; add broth, carrots, barley, thyme and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for one hour, or until beef and barley are tender.
- In a steamer basket over boiling water, steam kale for 5 minutes, until bright green; drain. Add kale and mushrooms to soup pot; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for another 5-10 minutes, until kale and mushrooms are tender.