Barley Beef Vegetable Soup

Top Review by emcglone1979

This is one of my favorite soups to make! I normally use a bag of mixed veggies to replace the carrots, celery, peas, and green beans. I use a can of diced tomatoes and 2 boxes of beef broth to make prep easier, and I always double the barley. I like my soup thick and hearty! Served with some warm bread, or a grilled cheese sandwich, this is just delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the first 10 ingredients in a soup kettle. Bring to a boil, then simmer for about 3 hours.
  2. Skim soup until clear while simmering.
  3. Remove soup bone; add all remaining vegetables and simmer for about 30 minutes longer.
  4. Let soup stand for about 15 minutes before serving.
  5. Note: Normally I don't care for barley, but this soup is truly delicious.
  6. I love making homemade soups and bread on cold wintry days.

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