2 tablespoons olive oil
2 pounds boneless chuck steak, cubed
2 small onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
½ teaspoon oregano
8 cups boxed beef stock
2 bay leaves
1 bag (16 ounces) frozen mixed vegetables
1 cup pearl barley
Heat oil in large saucepan brown the beef. Stir in onion and garlic, cooking until onion is tender.
Stir in oregano, broth, and bay leaf. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer about one hour.
Add vegetables and barley. Cook over medium heat for 30 min. more.