Ranchero Supper Stew (Kathi Hill)

1 lbs. ground beef; 1 envelope onion soup mix; 2 cans (16 oz.) tomatoes; c. barley; 2 c. water; 2 t. chili powder; 2 carrots, thinly sliced; 1 green pepper, chopped; c. sliced celery; 2 medium potatoes, pared & diced.

Brown beef. Add remaining ingredients except vegetables. Simmer 40 minutes. Add vegetables. Cook 20 more minutes.