Cook Along with Chef Tessa: Quick Beef & Barley Soup

October 21, 2021

Cook Along with Chef Tessa: Quick Beef & Barley Soup

Our Cooking Along LIVE series continues! Thank you to all who registered, donated to support our chefs, and joined us for our Live Stream!

Tonight's class features a trio of soups that are perfect for a cool Fall evening.

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Quick Beef & Barley Soup

By Chef Tessa Turcotte-Novosedlik


  • 1 onion, small dice
  • 2 cloves garlic, small dice
  • 2 celery stalks, small dice
  • 1 carrot, small dice
  • 1 x 12oz can of diced tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp red wine
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 1/2 cups beef, cooked and cubed
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 tsp beef stock base
  • 1/3 cup barley, cooked
  • Cooking oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Place a medium sized pot onto medium heat and coat the bottom with cooking oil. Add the onion, garlic, celery and carrot. Cook gently for 2-3 minuets, until lightly softened. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir until combined. Bring to a simmer and allow to cook for 20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper as needed and serve.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 65 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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