Barley Lentil Soup

Annacia *

By
@Annacia

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

Rating:
★☆☆☆☆ 1 vote
Comments:
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)

Step-By-Step

1In 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.
2Add 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.
3Stir in chopped parsley 2 mins before done.
4To 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