Beef Barley Soup Recipe

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Beef Barley Soup Recipe

This hearty Beef Barley Soup Recipe is delicious and satisfying. Ground beef or cubed beef, carrots, onions and celery along with spices and barley make for a best-ever Beef Barley Soup.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook time: 90 minutes


1 1/2 lbs Lean Ground Beef, cooked or Cooked Roast Beef, diced small
6 cups Water
3 Beef Bouillon Cubes
2 cups Carrots, sliced
2 cups Onions, chopped
4 Garlic Cloves
1 1/2 cups Celery, chopped
1 tsp Crushed Red Pepper
1/2 tsp Thyme
1/2 tsp Basil
2 tsp Parsley
1 cup Barley
1 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Pepper
1 TBSP Worcestershire Sauce
1 Bay Leaf
1/3 cup Ketchup
2 (14.5oz) cans Diced Tomatoes, with juice
1 (6oz) can Tomato Paste


• Cook your beef (if it isn’t already cooked).
• Combine all ingredients into a Dutch oven or large soup pot.
• Simmer 1.25 – 1.5 hours.
• Add more beef broth if soup is too thick, add more tomato paste if soup is to thin for your taste.
• Serve hot.

Makes 8-12 servings of Beef Barley Soup

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  1. This Week in Cheap Eats – halfwaytohealthier says:

    […] some ridiculously lazy Crockpot dinners, some of which have some redeeming nutritional value. This Beef Barley Soup admittedly isn’t the most summery food, but it tastes perfect on sick days. Crockpot Beef […]

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