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Steak Tomato and Smoked Paprika Soup shown in a white bowl with artisan bread on the side

Steak Tomato and Smoked Paprika Soup

Steak Tomato and Smoked Paprika Soup. A terrifically tasty way to use leftover grilled steak but well worth cooking steak especially for this hearty soup.
Course Appetizer, Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword soup, steak, tomato
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Resting time for steak 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 327 kcal
Author Barry C. Parsons


  • strip loin steaks about a pound total
  • 3 large carrots cut in coins or sticks
  • 3 large tomatoes cut in chunks
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/2 small red onion finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp oilive oil
  • salt and pepper to season
  • 6 cups good beef stock
  • 1 tsp dried ground thyme
  • 1/4 cup barley
  • salt and pepper to season
  • 1/4 of a whole nutmeg grated (About 1/2 to 1 tsp)
  • 1 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 green onions chopped for garnish (optional)


  1. Sear the steak for 3-4 minutes on each side. Let the steaks rest for at least 10 minutes.
  2. Cut across the grain in very thin slices. Set aside.
  3. Toss together the carrots, tomatoes, garlic red onion and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Roast in a shallow baking dish for about 40 minutes at 350 degrees F.
  5. Transfer to a 3-4 quart saucepan and add the beef stock, thyme, barley, salt, pepper, nutmeg, garlic and smoked paprika.
  6. Simmer stock, thyme, nutmeg, salt, pepper, garlic, smoked paprika and barley together over medium low heat for about 30 minutes or until the barley is fully cooked and the vegetables are fork tender.
  7. Stir occasionally to make sure the barley does not stick to the bottom of the pot.
  8. Add several slices of the steak to the bottom of each individual serving bowl, ladel the hot soup over the meat and serve with a garnish of chopped green onion.

Recipe Notes

The nutritional information provided is automatically calculated by third party software and is meant as a guideline only. Exact accuracy is not guaranteed. For recipes where all ingredients may not be used entirely, such as those with coatings on meats, or with sauces or dressings for example, calorie & nutritional values per serving will likely be somewhat lower than indicated.