Beef And Barley Soup

Beef And Barley Soup

Beef and Barley Soup is a very comforting dish. A hearty, healthy soup packed with veggies, tender beef, and pearl barley.



1 lb boneless chuck roast trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces

2/3 c. onion chopped

1 package pre-sliced mushrooms 8-oz.

1 c. uncooked pearl barley

2 tablespoons beef base (this is different than beef broth it is a base that makes beef broth)

810 c. water

1 1/2 c. carrots thinly sliced

1 1/2 c. celery thinly sliced

1 large bay leaf

1 tablespoon garlic

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp black pepper


Cook the beef while stirring often in a non-stick fry pan until browned.

Transfer the browned beef to a crockpot. Then, add the veggies: carrot, celery, onion, and mushrooms. Toss in the beef base, water, garlic, and bay leaf.

For an hour, cook on High.

Then, add the pearl barley. Adjust the heat to low and cook the veggies and beef further until tender. To taste, season with salt and pepper.

Remove the bay leaf and discard.


How To Make it Gluten free

Pearl barley can be substituted with quinoa, buckwheat, or sorghum grain.


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