Hardy Beef with Barley Soup

1
Tammy Sullivan

By
@tsully11

This soup has become a family favorite during the chilly days. Serve with crackers or a piece of french bread and you have a fill your belly with hardy goodness meal.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Beef Barley Soup is a favorite of mine at a local restaurant.  So... this recipe was one that I couldn’t wait to try!  It is as close to their soup as I have ever made and I love it! For sure this is one I will cook again. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 6 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 large servings
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp
    cooking oil
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    paprika
  • 1 tsp
    salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 lb
    beef stew meat, cut into 3/4" - 1" cubes
  • 4 c
    beef broth
  • 5 c
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    beef base (or 2 cubes of beef bullion)
  • 2 Tbsp
    worchester sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 2 clove
    garlic, chopped finely
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 2 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1/8 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1 medium
    onion, diced
  • 3
    celery ribs, diced
  • 1 c
    carrots, diced
  • 1 1/2 c
    mushrooms, chopped
  • 3/4 c
    pearl barley, uncooked

How to Make Hardy Beef with Barley Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan. While pan is heating up, in a shallow dish combine flour, paprika, salt and pepper. Stir to mix together. Dredge stew beef in flour mixture, shaking off excess. Place flour coated beef in pan. Brown meat on all sides. (It is best to brown meat in two batches) Add all meat to pot.
  2. Add the following ingredients to pot: beef broth, water, beef base, worchester sauce, tomato paste, bay leaves, onion powder, oregano, and nutmeg. Let pot come to a boil, reduce heat to medium - low to simmer soup mixture for 30 minutes.
  3. After 30 minutes add onion, celery, carrots, mushrooms, and barley. Simmer for additional 30 minutes, stirring often. Ladle into your favorite soup bowl and enjoy.

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About Hardy Beef with Barley Soup

Course/Dish: Beef Soups, Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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