Nif's Hearty Healthy Beef Barley Soup - 5 Ww Pts.

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins

This is an awesome soup that I make and freeze in individual servings to take to work for lunch. You can also use pot barley, but it will have to cook longer. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spray large pot with extra virgin olive oil spray. Over med-high heat, lightly brown beef and then add veggies, except for mushrooms. Saute for a 3-5 minutes.
  2. Add broth, bay leaf, barley, mushrooms (with juice). Bring to boil.
  3. Lower heat and simmer for 30-60 minutes or until barley and veggies are tender. Remove bay leaves. Salt and pepper to taste.


Most Helpful

Superb soup. I used homemade defatted beef stock. Loved all the chunky vegetables. Quite filling and left me feeling very satisfied. Thanks for posting this healthy soup recipe.

ratherbeswimmin' April 22, 2010

We really loved this! I made it exactly to the recipe and it was very thick and hearty. Great for a cold winter night with ice all over the trees. I used the chicken broth since I couldn't find the fat free beef broth. Thank you for the recipe.

pahealthymom January 29, 2009

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