/ Vegetable Soup
1Place ingredients in large pot and bring to boil.
2Add salt and pepper to taste.
3Reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 1 hour, or until barley is tender.
4Remove parsley and bay leaf.
5Divide if not using entire soup at one meal.
6Half a batch should serve 4 with addition of vegetables suggested below.
7*Suggestions for "other vegetables" listed in ingredients - 2 cups green beans, 3 carrots, peeled and sliced, 2 zucchinis, sliced thickly, 2 cups broccoli, 2 cups cauliflower florets, 2 stalks celery, 8 ounces mushrooms, washed and thinly sliced.
About Barley Vegetable Soup