BarleyOnion Soup with Beef Balls Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings8
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Uncooked barley1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Water4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Bouillon/Water2 Quart
 Ground beef1 Pound
 Onions6 Large
 Worcestershire1 Dash
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 321 Calories from Fat 146

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.6%

Saturated Fat 5.6 g28.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40 mg

Sodium 1276 mg53.2%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.8%

Dietary Fiber 8.6 g34.5%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 15 g29.2%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 31.5%

Calcium 5.7% Iron 6.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Soak washed barley in water overnight; do not drain; add bouillon and bring to boil; cook until barley is tender, about 1 1/2 hours.
Shape ground beef into small balls; brown in skillet; remove from pan.
Cook chopped onions in meat drippings until tender and lightly browned.
Add meatballs and onions to soup mixture; simmer for 30 minutes.
Season to taste.