Instant Pot Beef Barley Soup

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

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– 2 tablespoons avocado oil or oil of your choice – 12 oz stew meat about 2 cups, cut into bite size pieces – 8 oz baby bella mushrooms or cremini mushrooms, sliced – 1 onion chopped – 1 1/2 teaspoons Montreal steak spice – 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

Turn Instant Pot on Saute mode. Pour 2 tablespoons of oil into the pot, when it gets hot add meat. Brown meat stirring few times, for about 10 minutes.

Step 2

After 10 minutes, add onion, mushrooms and 1 1/2 teaspoon of Montreal spice. Stir and saute for another 10 minutes, or until onion turns soft.

Step 3

Now, add chopped carrot, parsnip, garlic, broth and barley. Cover Instant Pot with a lid, and press on soup/broth mode for 25 minutes.

Step 4

Carefully Quick Release the pressure and open the lid. Season with salt and pepper to taste, garnish with chopped parsley.

Step 5

Serve with homemade bread. Enjoy!


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