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Instant Pot Beef Barley Soup Recipe

Instant Pot Beef Barley Soup Recipe

Love Keil
Instant Pot Beef Barley Soup Recipe - delicious hearty soup with beef and barley. This instant pot soup recipe is loaded with delicious veggies and flavor.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 216 kcal




  • To make beef and barley soup, turn Instant Pot (this is the one I have - https://amzn.to/3io3t98) to Saute mode. Heat 1/4 cup of avocado oil, once heated add 1-2 lb of beef stew meat and sprinkle 1 tablespoon of Mccormick Montreal Spice. Give it a nice stir with a wooden spoon and saute for 5 minutes, stirring few times.
    Cooked beef inside the instant pot.
  • Next, add 1 chopped onion saute for 5 minutes. After add the rest of the ingredients: 3/4 cup cubed carrots, 2/3 cup of chopped celery, 1 teaspoon of finely chopped garlic and 2 tablespoons of tomato paste. Give it a nice stir.
    Veggies added to the instant pot.
  • After add 3/4 cup of barley and 1/2 cup of sauerkraut. Pour in 12 cups of chicken broth and add 2 bay leaves and 1/4 teaspoon of rosemary, stir with a spoon.
    Chicken broth added to make barley soup.
  • Cover the lid and cook on Meat/Stew mode for 20-25 minutes. Naturally release the pressure for 15 minutes.
    Instant Pot Beef and Barley Soup Recipe
  • Garnish barley and beef soup with chopped greens of your choice like dill. Serve with Homemade Bread. Enjoy!
    Instant Pot Beef Barley Soup Recipe


  • Use stew meat for this recipe or any beef cut of your choice.
  • Rinse barley pearls before adding it to the soup.
  • I highly recommend using homemade chicken broth instead of store bough broth for any soup recipe. It is so much more flavorful and tasty, in my opinion. This one is my favorite simple Chicken Broth Recipe!
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Serving: 1gCalories: 216kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 15gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 81mgPotassium: 392mgFiber: 4gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 2104IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 28mgIron: 2mg
Keyword barley, beef, instant pot, soup
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