Barley Recipes

Use recipes with barley to mix up your whole grain routine. You can spice things up with with Indian barley recipes for dinner—or start your day with breakfast barley recipes that have mild nutty flavor.

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27 Comforting Barley Soup Recipes

If you’re in search of a hearty and cozy meal, look no farther than these barley soup recipes.

Cabbage Barley Soup

9 reviews

My neighbor had an abundance of cabbage, so a group of us had a contest to see who could come...


Butternut Squash and Barley Soup

2 reviews

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


Quick Mushroom Barley Soup

13 reviews

I surprised my mother with a visit some years ago, and she was preparing this soup when I walked in....


Ground Beef and Barley Soup

20 reviews

I came across this recipe years ago at a recipe exchange through a church group. The contributor didn't sign her...

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 Veggie Barley Soup

This is one of our foods to eat while watching football games. It really warms us up.—Patricia Maly, Mokena, Illinois

Comforting Beef Barley Soup

17 reviews

When the weather outside is nippy, we want a bowl of soup that’s chock-full of beef, barley and veggies. It's...


Ground Beef Barley Soup

6 reviews

I first tasted this soup when a friend served it to our family one day after church. It's now a...


Savory Lentil Barley Soup

1 review

"I get frequent requests from my family for this thick, full-flavored soup in the winter," reports Myrtle Brandt of Morris,...


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 Chicken Chili

4 reviews

I was looking for a new recipe for chicken when I discovered a dish I thought my husband might like....


Lighter Mushroom Barley Soup

"This soup is a variation on one I found years ago in a health cookbook," says Laura Christensen from Bountiful,...


Lentil Barley Stew

You can have your comfort food and nutrition, too, when you stir up Sandy Starks' scrumptious stew. "We love this...


Southwestern Chicken Barley Soup

6 reviews

Kell Ferell of Alamo, North Dakota drives 80 miles round-trip every day for her job, so she needs quick, healthy...


Hearty Vegetable Barley Soup

2 reviews

My mom picked up this barley soup recipe in her fitness class and passed it to me. It’s loaded with...

White Bean ‘N’ Barley Soup

2 reviews

"A friend of mine gave me this recipe, and it's delicious," says Stephanie Land of Sudbury, Ontario.


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....


Bacon, Beef and Barley Soup

3 reviews

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


Mushroom Barley Soup Mix

1 review

Steaming bowls of homemade soup are less than an hour away when you have this lovely layered soup mix on...


Beans and Barley Chili

Most folks have heard of barley soup, but this barley chili takes them by surprise. My variation features a delectable...


Vegetable Barley Soup

1 review

People always comment on the wonderful flavor and are often surprised to hear that a tough of mint is added...


Barley Peasant Soup

In this recipe, the good-tasting grain simmers in a broth brightened with a cornucopia of vegetables. Try it for a...


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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 of us....

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Mushroom Onion Barley Soup

2 reviews

After tinkering with three different recipes, I came up with this warming rich, dark brown broth with hearty mushrooms, barley...


Barley Turkey Soup

4 reviews

Instead of using chicken broth, I frequently make homemade stock using the leftover holiday turkey. A steaming bowl of this...


Hearty Oxtail Soup

7 reviews

I created this recipe on the spur of the moment for a friend who was coming to visit. I knew...


Vegetable Soup with Dumplings

This nutritious soup never gets boring, because the vegetables can vary depending on what's in season or on hand. In...


Dilly Beef Barley Soup

My mother and grandmother were wonderful cooks who taught me to create foods that were both attractive and full-flavored. This...


Turkey Barley Soup

I originally created this turkey barley soup as a way to use Thanksgiving leftovers. I think you'll agree it's too...