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Healthy Beef Barley Soup in white bowls with a green linen and gold spoons off to the side.

Healthy Beef Barley Soup

5 from 13 votes
Healthy Beef Barley Soup Recipe is a delicious, cozy dinner. Made with only a few ingredients in your instant pot, crockpot or stove top. This easy soup is a healthier version of an old fashioned recipe - truly the best beef barley soup!
WW Freestyle Points 10
Prep Time : 10 minutes
Cook Time : 30 minutes
Total Time : 40 minutes
Serves : 8 1.5 cup servings
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Ingredients

Instructions

Instant Pot Instructions

  • Turn instant pot on sauté setting. Heat olive oil. Sauté stew meat until slightly brown, approximately 10 minutes
  • When meat is browned, add spices, veggies, tomato paste, broth, barley and parmesan cheese rind to the pot (all uncooked). Stir to combine
  • Set pot to sealing, pressure cook for 10 minutes. Allow the pot to natural release for 15 minutes. After it's done, quick release remaining pressure.
  • Remove bay leaves + parmesan cheese rind. Stir + enjoy!

Crockpot Instructions

  • Optional, but recommended: In a pot, heat olive oil. Sauté meat until slightly brown, approximately 10 minutes.
  • Add browned meat and all remaining ingredients into the slow cooker. Stir until combined and cook on low for 6-8 hours, or high for 4-6 hours.
  • Remove bay leaves + parmesan cheese rind. Stir + enjoy!

Stovetop Instructions

  • In a pot, heat olive oil. Sauté meat until slightly brown, approximately 10 minutes.
  • When meat is browned, add veggies and sauté for an additional 5 minutes
  • Add spices, tomato paste, broth, barley and parmesan cheese rind to the pot (all uncooked). Stir to combine.
  • Turn the pot on high and bring the soup to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat and cook on medium heat for 20-25 minutes until.
  • Remove bay leaves + parmesan cheese rind. Stir + enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Beef Barley Soup
Amount Per Serving (1.5 cups)
Calories 340 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 70mg23%
Sodium 221mg10%
Potassium 674mg19%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 37g74%
Vitamin A 5474IU109%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 53mg5%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. This is an estimate and can vary pending your ingredients
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