Coat meat with mixture of flour, salt and mustard.
Fry bacon in large Dutch oven. Remove bacon then brown meat in bacon drippings. Add soup mix and water. Cover and simmer for 1 hour.
Add bloody Mary mix, sugar, barley, bacon, frozen vegetables and onion. Simmer for another 45 minutes. If more liquid is needed, just add more bloody Mary mix.Servings: 6