Barley Soup Recipes

Barley can lend a rich, earthy flavor to any dish–including barley soup. Try these tempting barley soup recipes for lentil soup, beef barley soup, hamburger soup, stone soup, mushroom barley soup, chicken barley soup and more.

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Cabbage Barley Soup

8 reviews

My neighbor had an abundance of cabbage, so a group of us had a contest to see who could come up with the best cabbage dish. My vegetarian soup was the clear winner. —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario

Butternut Squash and Barley Soup

4 reviews

I love to use my garden produce in this veggie-packed soup. Serve it with bread or oatmeal dinner rolls and...


Mushroom Barley Soup

20 reviews

A few years ago, a friend at work shared the recipe for this wonderful soup. With beef, barley and vegetables,...


Beef Barley Soup with Roasted Vegetables

9 reviews

The beauty of this soup is that you can roast the vegetables separately in the oven while it's simmering away....


Beef Barley Lentil Soup

32 reviews

I serve this soup often to family and friends on cold nights, along with homemade rolls and a green salad....

Mushroom Bean Barley Soup

Here's a hearty soup that is delicious and chock-full of vegetables. I like to eat it with a chunk of...


Barley Beef Stew

15 reviews

On cool days, which we get plenty of here, I like to get out my slow cooker and make up...

Vegetable Beef and Barley Soup

3 reviews

Winter weather calls for steaming bowls of this hearty soup. Chuck roast leftovers add extra homemade flavor. —Jeannie Klugh, Lancaster,...


Stone Soup

1 review

After reading the Stone Soup story, our Test Kitchen enjoyed concocting this version of the folktale classic. It’s chock-full of...


Mushroom Barley Soup for Two

10 reviews

This is part of my favorite meal, quick and easy to prepare and the perfect amount for two. The mushrooms,...


Herbed Beef Barley Soup

Thyme comes through in this colorful soup that's chock-full of tender beef. You can use any combination of vegetables you...

Barley Vegetable Soup

4 reviews

Our taste testers loved this delicious vegetarian soup brimming with veggies and barley. Though it doesn’t taste like it, the...


Beef Barley Soup with Veggies

15 reviews

"Once a year, I invite my relatives—about 25 people in all—for soup day to honor my late husband's birthday. I...


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Chicken Barley Soup

21 reviews

No question—this is my favorite barley soup! It's so filling that I serve it as a hearty main dish, and...


Bacon, Beef and Barley Soup

4 reviews

With a medley of barley, beef and vegetables, this thick, stew-like soup is brimming with flavor and texture. Every spoonful...


Hearty Beef and Barley Soup

36 reviews

This hearty beef barley soup is a favorite menu item in our house throughout the year. Everyone savors the flavor....

Vegetable Beef Barley Soup

9 reviews

The barley helps to make this soup filling and robust. I like to eat it with a piece of crusty...


Wild Rice and Barley Soup Mix

2 reviews

Let loved ones warm up on frosty nights with this hearty, stick-to-the-ribs soup. Layered in pretty bow-tied jars, the mix...


Slow-Cooker Beef and Barley Soup

1 review

Here's a stick-to-your-ribs type of slow-cooker beef and barley soup. I've also used a chuck roast, rump roast and London...