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Vegetable Beef & Barley Stew

This was our #1 selling product at the farmers market. This family recipe has been adapted to become one of baby’s favourites. It’s the perfect comfort food, a hearty meal the whole family will love! 

Serves 6 to 8
  1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sauté the onion and garlic until lightly browned, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add celery, carrots and mushrooms, sauté another 10 minutes until cooked through.
  3. Add chicken stock, barley, potatoes and beef. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer on low for 50 minutes.
  4. For BABY 8 months+: Remove ½ cup of stew and pulse in mini processor until chunky consistency is reached. Cool and serve.
  5. For the rest of the FAMILY: Season with salt and Montreal seasoning. Serve.
  6. Adjust consistency and liquid content at step 4 to make this dish suitable for a younger baby.

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