BARLEY SOUP WITH HAM

1
Eddie Jordan

By
@EDWARDCARL

Soup recipe for January

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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

How to Make BARLEY SOUP WITH HAM

Step-by-Step

  1. Put the oil and onion in a soup kettle set over low heat and cook until the onions are softened, 5 minutes.
  2. Raise heat to medium, stir in garlic and carrots and stir, cook for i minute.
  3. Add the celery and stir, cook for a minute then add the barley, stock, bay leaf, allspice.
  4. Bring 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).
  6. Stir the ham into the piping hot soup and let simmer while you prepare the mushrooms.
  7. Heat the butter in a small skillet add the mushrooms and lemon juice and stir. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes. stir in parsley.
  8. Add the mushroom mixture to the soup and simmer for 5 minutes longer.
  9. REMOVE AND DISCARD THE BAY LEAF.
  10. Season 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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