Creamy Sirloin, Mushroom and Barley Soup

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

This soup is very good, use a good-quality beef broth/stock for this. If desired add in 1/4 cup dry red wine.

Top Review by RedJim

First time ever making a soup with barley. Thanks to this recipe, it won't be the last time, Kitten CK.

Wonderful layered flavors.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven melt butter with the oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Sprinkle the beef cubes with salt and black pepper, then brown on all sides.
  3. Add in the onion, jalapeno (if using) carrots, thyme, dried chili flakes and bay leaf; cook for 4-5 minutes (adding in the garlic the last 2 minutes).
  4. Add in sliced mushrooms; stir for 1 minute.
  5. Add in barley, beef stock, bouillon powder and Worcestershire sauce; bring to a boil over medium heat.
  6. Reduce the heat to low and simmer covered for about 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until the barley is tender.
  7. In a small bowl whisk together the cream with flour until smooth; add into the simmering soup, stir until thickened.
  8. Season with salt and black pepper.
  9. Ladle into bowls then top with grated Parmesan cheese.

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