9 Reviews

Absolutely excellent! Don't underestimate the simplicity of this dish. It is so very well balanced. I added the barley to brown with the onions, added some Knorr dry french onion soup mix instead of the bullion and the frozen veggies is used were petite diced peas and carots as well as using petite diced tomatoes and dicing my meat petite as well. It was beautiful and a "10" in my book. Thank you so much...... :)

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Chef Lanibobonnie August 12, 2009

My husband really liked this easy to make soup. I skipped the bay leaf celery as I was out. For my veggies I added baby carrots as the soup was simmering and some mixed veggies as suggested. Thanks for the recipe.

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Cilantro in Canada August 13, 2009

This soup was a winner with my family. I also gave a portion to my neighbors and they liked it too. Asked for the recipe!

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dcfarms November 28, 2007

Very good! I made this with leftover meat from a prime rib roast. I added more spices, freshly ground black pepper, Worchestershire sauce and more garlic. Would definitely make again.

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Michelle Berteig November 25, 2006

This was so easy and so tasty. I will definietly make it again.

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Barb71 January 21, 2006

Yummy and very easy. Can substitue virtually anything in your pantry for the veggies.

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alwayzhongry November 30, 2005

Very hearty and satisfying soup. I did make a few minor changes to reflect what I had on hand. I increased the meat to 1 pound and since I didn't have mixed vegetables I used frozen green beans and corn, and added fresh carrots with the tomatoes. Will make this again.

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Tarynne May 25, 2005

This was a great way to introduce hubby to 'zaar; he made it today and WOW was it great! As for being a winter soup--today is Aug. 6. But here in western Canada soup is ok year-round (even if it is 80F)! 1 minor adaptation--used 1 ltr veg broth 'cuz we ran short of beef broth.

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annlouise August 06, 2003

Delicious! Even though this is described as a winter soup, I eat soup all year long, so I still gave it a try! I used homemade beef stock, and I used fresh veggies (refrigerator clean-out time!) instead of frozen. Thanks for a great lunch for all of next week, LAP!

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KeyWee June 28, 2003
Beef Barley Soup