1 Heat oil in large saucepan on medium-high heat. Add 1/2 of the meat; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until browned. Remove with slotted spoon. Repeat with remaining meat. Return all meat to saucepan.
2 Stir in beef broth, tomatoes, carrots, onion, oregano, thyme, garlic powder and pepper. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 1 hour or until meat is tender.
3 Stir in barley. Cook on medium heat 30 minutes or until tender.