Pot Barley Soup

Pot Barley Soup

Got home after a horrible day how much did I need a hug but soup had to do ,  hearty and delicious simple vegetable soup with pot barley , this should be a very chunky soup the pot barley gives a chewy texture.

Pot Barley Soup
100g of dried pot or pearl barley
2 medium carrots  roughly chopped
2 leeks roughly chopped
1 medium onion roughly chopped
2 cloves of garlic finely chopped
2 pints of vegetable stock
2 rashers of bacon roughly chopped
Fresh soft herbs thyme or parsley
Seasoning to taste

Gently fry the onion , bacon garlic and leeks til soft
Add the carrots and barley with the stock
Bring to the boil and leave to simmer for 30 minutes
Season with salt , pepper and fresh herbs

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3 Responses to Pot Barley Soup

  1. I am definitely going to make this if I can find the barley around here. Thank for the recipe!

  2. You don’t mention how much barley to use.

  3. Byung-Kee Baik says:

    Looks pretty good and tasty. I would like to use the picture of the pot barley soup in a book ( )I am writing as an example of barley for food uses. Could you give me a permission to use it. Thanks.

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