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Comforting Beef Barley Soup Recipe
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Comforting Beef Barley Soup Recipe

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Senior Recipe Editor Sue Jurack shares her recipe for a delicious soup brimming with tasty and colorful ingredients. "It's so comforting on a crisp autumn day," she relates.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup each chopped carrot, celery and onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups chopped cooked roast beef
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup quick-cooking barley
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 199 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 1,004 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 18 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, saute the carrot, celery and onion in butter until tender, about 5 minutes. Add the broth, water, beef, tomatoes, barley, salt, basil, oregano and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the peas. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Yield: 8 servings (3 quarts).
Originally published as Beef Barley Soup in Quick Cooking September/October 1998, p61

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 199 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 1,004 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 18 g protein.

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Reviewed Apr. 10, 2014

I made this and quadrupled the ingredients for a soup supper. Everyone wanted the recipe the next day. Very flavorful.

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Reviewed Feb. 27, 2014

So Good! I used the Homemade Beef Broth recipe from this site, which made it even better.

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Reviewed Aug. 21, 2013

Perfect! Filling, tasty, and healthy. That, my friends, is a soup trifecta.

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Reviewed Jun. 13, 2013

Very good

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Reviewed Mar. 27, 2012

GOOD

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