How do you thicken beef barley soup?


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Looking to add some hearty thickness to your beef barley soup? 🍲💪 Wondering how to achieve that perfect consistency without compromising on flavor? 🤔 Let's swap some tips and tricks for thickening up this comforting classic! 🥄
Two ways I thicken beef barley soup! ✌️ Cook the barley for a longer time to release its starches, or add a cornstarch slurry near the end ..Either way, be careful not to overdo it, or the soup gets gloopy ;)
To thicken beef barley soup, let it simmer longer, stir in a slurry of cornstarch or flour with cold water, or blend a portion of the soup and mix it back in. 🍲✨