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Prepare the Soup

  • Kosher salt and black pepper to taste 1 pinch
  • Broccoli, florets 2 cup
  • Knorr Ultimate® Beef Base, prepared 1.5 gal
  • Tomatoes, canned, diced, drained 8 oz
  • Mushrooms, domestic, sliced 2 cup
  • Carrots, small dice 3 each
  • Ribs of Celery 3 each
  • Onions, fine diced 1 each
  • Margarine 2 T.
  • Flour 0.25 cup
  • Beef top round, small dice 1 lbs.

To Serve

  • Croutons, plain
  • Parsley
  1. Prepare the Soup

    • In a large pot, melt margarine. Add beef and cook until browned.
    • Add onions, celery and carrots, sauté until tender.
    • Add mushrooms and cook for 1 minute
    • Add barley, tomatoes and prepared beef base. Bring to a boil. Simmer for 40 minutes.
    • Add broccoli florets. Simmer until tender.
    • Add seasoning to taste and hold for service.
  2. To Serve

    • Ladle soup into bowl. Garnish with fresh parsley or croutons, if desired.

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