Lentil Soup With Beef and Barley

READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by Atomic Girl Cooks

Source: a very old issue of Canadian Living. A thick, flavourful, and inexpensive soup for the upcoming cold weather!

Top Review by buds mom

My mom makes this all the time. I've been searching for this one for awhile. Very versatile recipe. Have made in the crockpot befor too! Try it you'll love it too:)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large, heavy pot, brown beef lightly.
  2. Drain off fat.
  3. Add lentils, barley, water or stock, and beef broth.
  4. Bring to boil, reduce heat, and simmer uncovered until lentils and barley are nearly tender (about half an hour).
  5. Add remaining ingredients and simmer about 1 1/2 hours.
  6. Add extra liquid to give thickness desired.
  7. Salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Serve sprinkled with chopped parsley, if desired.

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