BARLEY SOUP WITH HAM

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Eddie Jordan

By
@EDWARDCARL

Soup recipe for January

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Serves 5
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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3 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1
onion chopped
2 clove
garlic coursley chopped
2
carrots diced
2
celery stalks diced
3/4 c
barley, medium pearl
6 c
chicken stock, light
1 small
bay leaf
1/4 tsp
allspice ground
1/2 c
ham, smoked and diced
3 Tbsp
butter unsalted
1/3 lb
mushrooms chopped
3 tsp
lemon juice
1 Tbsp
parsley fresh and chopped

How to Make BARLEY SOUP WITH HAM

Step-by-Step

  • 1Put the oil and onion in a soup kettle set over low heat and cook until the onions are softened, 5 minutes.
  • 2Raise heat to medium, stir in garlic and carrots and stir, cook for i minute.
  • 3Add the celery and stir, cook for a minute then add the barley, stock, bay leaf, allspice.
  • 4Bring to a boil skimming off the top if necessary. Simmer covered foe about 1 hour or until barley is tender.
  • 5(THE SOUP MAY BE PREPARED IN ADVANCE TO THIS POINT).
  • 6Stir the ham into the piping hot soup and let simmer while you prepare the mushrooms.
  • 7Heat the butter in a small skillet add the mushrooms and lemon juice and stir. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes. stir in parsley.
  • 8Add the mushroom mixture to the soup and simmer for 5 minutes longer.
  • 9REMOVE AND DISCARD THE BAY LEAF.
  • 10Season the soup with salt and pepper to taste. Ladle into warmed bowls and serve.

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About BARLEY SOUP WITH HAM

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #January




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