Instant Pot Beef and Barley Soup



55 mins

6 servings


– 2 tablespoons avocado oil or oil of your choice – 12 oz lean beef stew meat about 2 cups, cut into bite size pieces – 8 oz baby bella or cremini mushrooms sliced – 1 onion chopped – 1 1/2 teaspoons Montreal spice by McCormick – 1 carrot peeled & finely chopped – 1 parsnip finely chopped – 3 cloves garlic minced – 6 cups bone broth – 1 cup barley – salt & pepper to taste – chopped greens like parsley, green onion or dill

Step 1

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 2

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 3

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

Step 4

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

Step 5

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!

It is so much quicker to cook beef and barley soup in Instant Pot. The meat turns out super tender and barley cooks perfect in this pot.



Happy Cooking!