Beef Barley Mushroom Soup
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Beef Barley and Mushroom Soup

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Lunch or Dinner
Author: Melanie - Gather for Bread


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 lbs beef chuck roast cubed
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 10 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 carrots chopped
  • 2 celery stalks chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups barley
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 8 cups beef broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat oil in a large stockpot. Add beef and brown for a few minutes. Stir in onion, mushrooms and garlic. Cook for a few minutes until tender.
  • Stir in carrots, celery, barley, oregano, basil, beef broth and bay leaf. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer about 1 hour.
  • Discard bay leaf; season with salt and pepper. Ladle into bowls and serve.