Beef barley soup is a great flavor soup and is normally made my cooking beef low and slow until it is very tender. This beef meatball and barley soup will give you a similar flavor without the long cook time and still packed with all of the great ingredients that are normally found in the soup. Check out the recipe below.
In a bowl, add the beef, egg, bread crumbs and cheese. ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon of pepper. Mix until combined. Roll the meatballs into 1" balls, should make about 16.
In a hot pot, add the olive oil and add the carrots, onion and meatballs. And cook until meatballs are browned and vegetables are soft, about 8-10 minutes.
Add the mushrooms and thyme, cook for a few minutes.
Add the stock, water and barley to pot. Bring to a boil and let simmer for about 20 minutes until barley is tender.
Remove the thyme sprigs and season with salt and pepper. Serves 4.
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