Barley Lentil Soup

Annacia *

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@Annacia

An old but still delicious recipe originally from Canadian Living Magazine. It's rich in grains and flavor,so comforting and satisfying.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

SOUP

1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1
onion, coarsely chopped
2
garlic cloves, minced
1 large
carrot, chopped
1
stalk celery, chopped
1 tsp
dried thyme
1/4 tsp
dried marjoram
1/4 tsp
pepper
salt to taste
4 c
vegetable stock
2 c
water
1 c
brown lentils or 1 cup green lentil
1/4 c
barley
1/4 c
fresh parsley, chopped

TOPPINGS

1/4 c
nonfat plain yogurt (optional) or 1?4 cup low-fat plain yogurt (optional)
1 Tbsp
fresh parsley or mint, minced (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large saucepan or soup pot, heat oil over medium heat. Saute onion, garlic, carrot, celery, thyme, marjoram and pepper until onions are softened, about 5 minutes.
2
Add stock, water, lentils and barley to the pot and bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until barley and lentils are tender, about 40 minutes.
3
Stir in chopped parsley 2 mins before done.
4
To serve, top each serving with a dollop of yogurt. Sprinkle with finely chopped parsley. Optional

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy