Barley and Beef Stew
- CKD non-dialysis
Soak barley in 2 cups of water for 1 hour.
Dice onion and celery. Mince garlic clove. Slice carrots 1/4-inch thick. Cut beef into 1-1/2 inch cubes.
Place flour, black pepper and stew meat in a plastic bag. Shake to dust stew meat with flour.
Heat oil in a heavy 4-quart pot and brown the stew meat. Remove meat from pot.
Sauté and stir onion, celery and garlic in meat drippings for 2 minutes. Add 2 quarts of water and bring to a boil. Return meat to the pot. Add bay leaves and salt. reduce heat to a simmer.
Drain and rinse barley, then add to the pot. Cover and cook for 1 hour. Stir every 15 minutes.
After 1 hour add sliced carrots and Mrs. Dash® herb seasoning. Simmer for another hour. Add additional water if needed to prevent sticking.
Nutrients per serving
- Calories 246
- Protein 22 g
- Carbohydrates 21 g
- Fat 8 g
- Cholesterol 51 mg
- Sodium 222 mg
- Potassium 369 mg
- Phosphorus 175 mg
- Calcium 30 mg
- Fiber 6.3 g
Renal and renal diabetic food choices
- 3 meat
- 1 vegetable medium potassium
- 1 starch