Beef and barley soup

After summer, fall and winter knocked on our doors. We want to be prepared with a foolproof recipe for a heartwarming soup idea. This barley and beef soup is a great way to keep you warm and cosy on a cold winter. Nobody wants to eat a hot bowl of soup during the summer, but we always want to be prepared with decadent and flavorful soup ideas for the fall and winter.

Beef and barley soup

Do you know what I love about this recipe the most? The fact that you can place every ingredient in a crockpot instead of cooking it on the stove is amazing. Turn your crockpot on low for at least 6-8 hours, and you will end up with a decadent and rich recipe idea, and you won’t feel like cooking at all.

Beef and barley soup

The crockpot will do the work for you.

Beef and barley soup

Why you’ll love the recipe:

If you crave a heartwarming meal, then you should give this recipe a try. It’s an amazing dish full of flavour. Yummy. 

Beef and barley soup

How to serve it:

Serve in soup bowls and enjoy it with some freshly chopped parsley on top. Delish! 

Can you make it ahead?

Yes, you can make this recipe two days in advance. 

Beef and barley soup

Ingredients needed:

  • Beef stew meat
  • Onion
  • Olive oil
  • Minced garlic
  • Carrots
  • Beef broth
  • Bell pepper
  • Barley
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Ground thyme
  • Brown gravy mix
  • Red cooking wine
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish if desired.
Beef and barley soup

How to make Beef and barley soup:

First, warm the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat on the stove. 

Second, Stir in the beef and onions and saute until the meed is cooked and browned. The onions need to soften as well. 

Beef and barley soup

Third, Add the other ingredients to the pot and bring the whole mixture to a boil, 

Fourth, Lower the temperature to medium-low and continue cooking for about 50 minutes. 

Beef and barley soup

Serve warm, and enjoy.

Beef and barley soup

This is a healthy and delicious way to enjoy beef and barley together. The soup is perfect as a starter before the main meal or served as a complete dinner option.

Store in the fridge for 2 days in an airtight container. 

Variations and substitutes

You can add pork meat as well instead of beef. Also, instead of barley, you can add some buckwheat.  Beef and barley soup