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Easy Instant Pot Beef Barley Soup

Instant Pot Beef and Barley Soup

A hearty, healthy beef and barley soup made in the pressure cooker. 

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Instant Pot Beef Barley Soup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 159 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 pound beef cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 1 small onion minced
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 4 carrots peeled and sliced
  • 4 cups beef stock low sodium
  • 1 15.5 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup pearl barley rinsed
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce optional

Instructions

  1. Turn pressure cooker to saute function. Once heated, add in oil, beef chunks and onion. 

  2. Saute until beef is browned on all sides and then add in garlic and saute 1 minute longer. 

  3. Add in carrots, stock, diced tomatoes, barley, bay, thyme, salt and pepper. 

  4. Place lid on Instant Pot and close valve to sealed. Set to cook on high pressure for 20 minutes.

  5. Allow pressure to release for 15 minutes. 

  6. Before serving, reomove bay and thyme and stir in 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Beef and Barley Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 159 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 445mg 19%
Potassium 574mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 2g
Protein 16g 32%
Vitamin A 101.9%
Vitamin C 3.4%
Calcium 4.2%
Iron 9.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.