Beef Barley Soup

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This old-fashioned Beef Barley Soup is a healthy and easy lunch or dinner for cool days! The one pot meal is loaded with nourishing vegetables, chunks of tender meat, and filling plump barley for a flavorful and cozy dish that the whole family will love.

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1 T olive oil
2 lbs beef stew meat
4 carrots
4 celery ribs
1 large onion
8 oz sliced fresh mushrooms
1 T minced garlic
14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
1 t fresh thyme leaves
2 bay leaves
8 c beef broth
1 c quick barley
  1. In a large Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Season beef with salt and pepper, to taste. When the oil shimmers, add the beef and brown on all sides (it doesn't need to be cooked through –...
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Nutritions

Calories
114

Sodium
1264mg
52% DV

Fat
4g
7% DV

Protein
6g
13% DV

Carbs
10g
3% DV

Fiber
4g
19% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
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Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV