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Vegan Beef Barley Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
1 hr
Veggies, seitan chunks and barley are simmered up in herbed red wine-infused tomato broth to make this savory and satisfying vegan beef barley soup!
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 233 kcal
Author: Alissa
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-8 oz. package of seitan, diced into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1-14 oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup pearled barley
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  1. Heat oil in large saucepan or dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion, celery, carrots and garlic. Sauté 5 minutes.
  2. Add seitan and continue to sauté another 3 minutes.
  3. Add red wine and bring to a simmer. Lower heat to medium. Allow to simmer, stirring frequently, until reduced by half, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add broth, tomatoes (including any juice in the can) barley, bay leaves, thyme, pepper and salt. Bring to a simmer. Lower heat and allow to simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until barley is soft and plump, 40-50 minutes.
  5. Discard bay leaves and ladle into bowls. Top with parsley.
Nutrition Facts
Vegan Beef Barley Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 233 Calories from Fat 66
% Daily Value*
Fat 7.3g11%
Saturated Fat 1.1g6%
Sodium 923mg38%
Potassium 525mg15%
Carbohydrates 22.7g8%
Fiber 4.8g19%
Sugar 5.1g6%
Protein 16.3g33%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.