Category Archives: Soups/Stews

Wheat Berry Soup

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A simple but delicious hearty beef soup with wheat berries Yield:  about 4 quarts Ingredients:  2 cups wheat berries3 quarts of water, approx.1 1/2 pounds inexpensive beef roast or steak1 1/2 cups chopped onion2 cloves garlic, minced1 1/2 cups chopped celery2 teaspoons salt (or more, depending on your preference)1/2 teaspoon… Read more »

Beef and Barley Soup

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A hearty and flavorful barley soup with beef, onions, and celery Yield:  5 quarts Ingredients:  2 pounds beef roast1 large onion, chopped6 celery ribs, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced1 3/4 cups barley (dry/uncooked measurement)1 1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepperbeef bouillon, optional3 1/2 quarts water, approximately Instructions:  1. Trim fat from meat… Read more »

French Onion Soup

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A light onion soup topped with bread and cheese Yield:  8 servings (about 3/4 cup each) Ingredients:  3 tablespoons butter, divided2 large sweet onions, cut in half and sliced2 cloves garlic, minced2 tablespoons all-purpose flour4 cups beef broth*3/4 teaspoon dried thyme1 teaspoon sugar1/8 teaspoon black pepper2 tablespoons sorghum, optional1/3 cup… Read more »

Fresh Tomato Soup

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An easy, summery fat-free homemade tomato soup. Served smooth or chunky, this soup makes a flavorful serving of veggies! Yield:  6-8 servings Ingredients:  10 medium-large tomatoes (about 3 pounds), washed and diced3 carrots, scrubbed, trimmed, and diced5 celery ribs, diced*2 huge onions, chopped1 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic (about 6-8 cloves)4… Read more »