Beef Barley Soup from Hanover Foods is ready to serve. Instructions: Quick and easy directions: Microwave directions: Do not add water. Empty contents into microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on 100% power for 3-4 minutes or until hot. Stir halfway through cooking time. Serve. Stovetop directions: Do not add water. Empty contents into saucepan. Heat until contents are hot, stirring occasionally. Serve. Refrigerate any unused portion in separate container.1. Lift tab to rim.2. Pull back slowly. Do not use if tab is lifted.