Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Becca And Tory’s Dinners

Barley Beef Skillet

4 servings


40 minutes

total time


1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)

1/2 onion chopped

3 garlic cloves, minced

1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium beef broth

1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce

1 cup water

2 small carrots, chopped

1 small tomato, seeded and chopped

1 small zucchini, chopped

1 cup medium pearl barley

2 teaspoons Italian seasoning

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

Habanero hot sauce (optional)


In a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Drain and add back to pan.

Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.

Add the broth, tomato sauce and water; bring to a boil.

Stir in the remaining ingredients.

Reduce heat; cover and simmer until barley is tender, 20-25 minutes.

4 servings


40 minutes

total time
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