Homemade Vegetable Barley Soup
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Serves: 1 serving
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • ¼ cup uncooked pearled barley
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 stalk organic celery, chopped
  • 1 cup kale, chopped
  • 1 small turnip, diced into ¼” cubes
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • ¼ cup cherry tomatoes, halved (optional)
  • olive oil
  • salt & pepper
  1. Cook barley according to package instructions and set aside, covered.
  2. In a soup pot, heat 2 Tablespoons olive oil over medium heat, Saute onions, carrots, turnip and celery for 5 minutes until onions become translucent and carrots have softened slightly. Add garlic and cook for an additional 60 seconds, stirring constantly.
  3. Stir in tomato paste until fully incorporated, then stir in vegetable broth and 2 cups of water.
  4. Add remaining ingredients, including cooked barley. Bring to a low boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
  5. Serve
Recipe by My Earth Garden at http://www.myearthgarden.com/2015/08/homemade-vegetable-barley-soup/