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Beef and Barley Soup and Thai Curry Soup

Instant pot soups
Beef and Barley Soup and Thai Curry Soup

Ingredients

Beef & Barley Soup:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds of beef stew meat
  • 1 peeled and small diced onion
  • 3 large diced stalks of celery
  • 3 peeled and large diced carrots
  • 3 finely minced cloves of garlic
  • 15-ounce can of diced tomatoes in juice
  • 3 peeled large diced potatoes
  • 48 ounces of beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh thyme leaves
  • 2/3 cup barley pearls
  • salt and pepper to taste

Thai Curry Soup:

  • 1 peeled and large diced large sweet potato
  • 1 peeled and small diced onion
  • 3 peeled and large diced carrots
  • 3 finely minced cloves of garlic
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of finely minced ginger
  • 1 cup of sliced baby bell peppers
  • 15-ounce can of diced tomatoes in juice
  • 2 15-ounce cans of chickpeas, drained
  • 2 tablespoons of red curry paste
  • 15-ounce can of coconut milk
  • 48 ounces of vegetable stock
  • 2 teaspoons of cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cilantro leaves for garnish

Instructions

Beef & Barley Soup:

1. Turn instant pot to saute. Add in oil and brown the beef stew meat.

2. Next, add in the barley pearls, onions, celery, carrots, garlic, tomatoes, potatoes and beef stock.

3. Seal the top to the instant pot and cook on manual for 30 minutes. Make sure the pressure release valve is on seal.

4. Once the instant pot gets to L0:00 let it continue to cook until it reads L0:15.

5. Release the pressure valve to vent for 3 minutes.

6. Carefully remove the top of the pressure cooker and finish with thyme and parsley.

Thai Curry Soup:

1. Add all of the ingredients to the instant pot.

2. Seal the top to the instant pot and cook on manual for 30 minutes. Make sure the pressure release valve is on seal.

3. Once the instant pot gets to L0:00 let it continue to cook until it reads L0:15.

4. Release the pressure valve to vent for 3 minutes.

5. Garnish the soup with cilantro.

Recipe created by Chef Billy Parisi

By Chef Billy Parisi
Chef Billy Parisi is a culinary school grad who spent 15 years in the restaurant industry as a line cook, sous chef and executive chef. Now he develops, photographs and films simple and delicious recipes that will make everyone feel like a chef in their own kitchen.

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