Barley Albondigas (Meatball) Soup

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by mollypaul

A zesty twist on beef barley soup absolutely perfect for warming up a dreary day from the Barley Foods Council. Pearl barley may be cooked ahead of time, placed in an airtight container and refrigerated or frozen for up to a week. For best results, bring refrigerated or frozen cooked barley to room temperature before using.

Top Review by idrinknyquil

I LOVED it, my son loved it and my man loved it! Will be making this one for years to come. Thank you so much for sharing this awesome and tasty soup!

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Directions

  1. To cook pearl barley: In medium saucepan with lid, bring 3 cups water to a boil.
  2. Add 1 cup pearl barley and return to boil.
  3. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook 45 minutes or until barley is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  4. Makes about 3-1/2 cups.
  5. For Meatballs: Combine all ingredients and form into small walnut-size meatballs.
  6. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  7. For Soup: In large soup pot, combine all ingredients except cilantro.
  8. Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes.
  9. Carefully add meatballs and continue to cook 20 minutes longer.
  10. Stir in cilantro and serve.

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