Beef Barley Soup

Ingredients: 2 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 celery sticks, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 2 cups of sliced mushrooms 4 cups beef broth 1/4 cup barley 4 ounces stew beef, diced Directions: 1) In a large saucepan, heat oil; sauté garlic, onion, celery, carrots and mushrooms for about 8 to 10 minutes. 2) Add beef broth, barley, and beef; cover, reduce heat and simmer for 45 to 55 minutes, or until barley is tender, stirring occasionally.