The Easiest Beef Barley Soup Recipe: Comfort Food in a Bowl by Ann Marie Patitucci

Soups Beef Dinner Lunch
a year ago

The Easiest Beef Barley Soup Recipe: Comfort Food in a Bowl

I enjoy soup all year long, but especially in the fall and winter. Beef barley is one of my favorites. I like this soup recipe in particular because it doesn’t have potatoes; I figured I eat plenty of carbs already!

This rich and hearty soup has a great mix of textures, with the tender beef, vegetables and chewy barley. It will leave you satisfied and warm. It’s the definition of comfort food; it reminds me of being home from school sick and being taken care of by my mom.

Complete the meal by serving with Cheddar Bay Biscuits and a salad, or your favorite soup side dishes. Pack the leftovers for lunch the next day!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours and 20 minutes
Servings: 8 to 10


Here’s how to make it:

  1. Heat olive oil in a large sauce pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic, onions and beef. Cook, stirring frequently, until meat browns.
  2. Add all other ingredients and stir. Simmer for about 2 hours.

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Barley $3 & Up
Can Tomatoes $2 & Up
Dried Basil $3 & Up
Olive Oil $4 & Up

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