Hearty Beef Soup


A very filling soup, hearty for a super cold night in Canada.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
8 servings


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 2 (26 ounce) containers beef broth

  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can tomato juice

  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables

  • ½ cup pearl barley

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley

  • ground black pepper


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in the garlic and onion; cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in the beef broth, then add the ground beef. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring and breaking up the ground beef. Mix in the diced tomatoes and tomato juice.

  2. Stir in the mixed vegetables, pearl barley, basil, parsley, and pepper. Simmer until the barley is tender, 40 to 50 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

245 Calories
13g Fat
17g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 245
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 848mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 15mg 73%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 503mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.