Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

I got this recipe from my best friend’s mother. It is a very hearty and filling soup.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large pot brown ground beef and drain fat.
  2. Add onions, carrots, and garlic quickly sauté with ground beef.
  3. Add broth and water bring to a simmer, and add barley and basil.
  4. Simmer for 45 minutes.
  5. Add can of tomatoes and cheese and simmer 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.