Member recipe
Member recipes are not tested in the GoodFood kitchen.

A big soup hug

By linuxpaulm (GoodFood Community)
  • loading...
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
This soup is the best thing about growing up in Northern Ireland


  • Beef Shin with bone
  • 1 large leek
  • 2 Carrots
  • 3 Sticks Celery
  • 2 Potatoes
  • 500mls Vegetable (or beef if you prefer) stock
  • 2 handfuls barley soup mix
  • Water to top off
  • Knob of butter
  • 1 tsp coriander, salt and pepper


  • STEP 1
    Melt the butter in a big pot and brown the meat on either side for a minute. Remove from the heat and add the barley soup mix.
  • STEP 2
    Add the chopped leek, carrots, celery and potatoes
  • STEP 3
    Add the vegetable stock and top off with water to cover the ingredients
  • STEP 4
    Add the coriander, salt and pepper
  • STEP 5
    Bring to the boil then simmer for two hours stirring every ten mins
  • STEP 6
    Remove the beef, pull apart with 2 forks and add back to the soup
  • STEP 7
    Serve with crusty bread and a glass of milk
  • Comments, questions and tips

    Rate this recipe

    What is your star rating out of 5?

    Choose the type of message you'd like to post

    Choose the type of message you'd like to post

    Overall rating

Sponsored content