Beef Barley Soup

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Lorrie in Montreal

I adore this recipe, I have made it with beef and lamb leftovers. This recipe was given to me by my friend, Terrilee.

Top Review by Katanashrp

Delicious! I had some brisket leftover and didn't feel like having sandwiches so when I saw this recipe I just had to try it. I am glad I did because it was fantastic. Thank you.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine barley, salt and 4 cups boiling water in a pot and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer covered for 30 - 40 minutes until barley is tender.
  2. Drain and rinse under cold water till cool.
  3. Set aside.
  4. In a large pot, heat margarine and sauté vegetables until softened, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add beef, 10 cups of water, bouillon cubes pepper and garlic.
  6. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer covered for 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  7. Add barley and simmer 10 minutes longer.

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