Prepare the Soup

To Serve

  • Croutons, plain
  • Flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  1. Prepare the Soup

    • In a large pot, melt butter. Add beef and cook until browned.
    • Add onions, celery and carrots, sauté until tender.
    • Add mushrooms and cook until liquid is released.
    • Add barley, tomatoes and prepared beef base. Bring to a boil. Simmer for 40 minutes.
    • Add broccoli florets. Simmer until tender.
    • Add seasoning to taste and hold for service.
  2. To Serve

    • Ladle soup into bowl. Garnish with croutons and/ or parsley, if desired.