BARLEY SOUP WITH HAM

1
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

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

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.

About BARLEY SOUP WITH HAM

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