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Beef Barley Soup Recipe

A hearty and filling beef soup filled with vegetables, lentils, and barley.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy, Filling
Servings: 8
Calories: 277kcal
Author: Janna/Fit As A Fiddle Life

Equipment

  • Large Stock Pot

Ingredients

  • 2 cup carrots sliced
  • 1 cup celery sliced
  • 1/2 cup onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 7 cups water
  • 1 tbsp beef broth base Better Than Bouillon
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp rosemary dried
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp pepper ground
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 cups beef cooked, chopped
  • 1 cup lima beans
  • 1/2 cup barley pearl
  • 1/3 cup lentils green

Instructions

  • Peel and chop carrots. Chop celery, and onion. Set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add carrots and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add celery, onion, and minced garlic. Stir and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add water, beef base, and Worcestershire sauce. Return to a low boil. Add lentils and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Add barley and continue to cook for 15 minutes. Add beef, spices, lemon juice, and lima beans. Continue to cook at a low boil for 5-10 minutes.
  • Serve with a garnish of cheese.

Nutrition

Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 111mg | Potassium: 573mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 5413IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 3mg