Ground Beef And Barley Soup

1-1/2 pounds ground beef
3 celery ribs, sliced
1 medium onion, chopped
3 cans (10-1/2 ounces each) condensed beef consomme, undiluted
1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
4 medium carrots, sliced
2 cups water
1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
1/2 cup medium pearl barley
1 bay leaf

In a Dutch oven, cook the beef, celery and onion over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 45-50 minutes or until barley is tender. Discard bay leaf.