Hamburger & Barley Soup

Kima McCartney


a very hearty soup.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
45 Min


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  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 c
    celery, diced
  • 1 c
    carrots, diced
  • 1 c
    cabbage, sliced
  • 1 small
    onion, diced
  • 4 c
    beef broth
  • 1.5 c
    canned plum tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/3 c
    barley, uncooked
  • 1 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    chopped garlic
  • 1.5 tsp
    brown sugar
  • 1.5 tsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Hamburger & Barley Soup


  1. Brown beef in a large saucepan.
  2. Drain off any fat then add celery, carrots, cabbage, onion, beef broth, tomatoes and juice, barley, thyme, basil and garlic.
  3. Cover, bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer 45 minutes to an hour or until vegetables and barley are just tender.
  4. Remove from heat, stir in brown sugar, vinegar, worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper.
  5. Check seasoning and serve with plenty of crusty bread or rolls.

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About Hamburger & Barley Soup

Course/Dish: Beef Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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