Instant Pot Beef and Barley Soup

Instant Pot Beef and Barley Soup Recipe is one of my favorite ways to cook barley soup.

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Prep Time: 10 mins

COOK TIME: 45 mins


– 2 tablespoons of oil like avocado oil – lean beef meat cut into small pieces – about 2 cups – 8 oz. mushrooms – 1 onion – about 1 1/2 teaspoon Montreal spice – 1 carrot – 1 parsnip – 3 garlic cloves – 6 cups homemade bone broth  – 1 cup barley – salt & pepper to taste – greens, for garnish

To make Barley Soup in Instant Pot, first turn on your pot on a saute mode.  Then heat 2 tablespoons of oil, add beef and saute for 10 minutes or until browned, stirring few times.

Step 1

After 1o minutes, add chopped onion, sliced mushrooms and 1 1/2 teaspoon of Montreal spice. Stir & saute until onion turns soft about 10 minutes.

Step 2

Now, add 1 diced carrot, 1 diced parsnip, 3 minced garlic cloves, 6 cups of bone broth and 1 cup of barley (washed).

Step 3

Cover Instant Pot with a lid, and press on soup/broth mode for 25 minutes.

Step 4

Very carefully!  Quick Release the pressure and open the lid. Season with salt and pepper to taste, garnish with chopped parsley. Serve with Homemade Artisan Bread. Enjoy!

Step 5


Bread bun