Vegetarian Barley-Vegetable Soup Recipe

* (cut up the frozen green beans or green peas to make 2 cups)

Step 1

Saute onions, carrots, and celery in heated butter or margarine in a large kettle for 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, water, basil, thyme, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Stir in barley and lower heat. Cook slowly, covered, 1 1/2 hours, until barley is tender. Stir in beans or peas during last 10 minutes of cooking. Remove from heat and stir in dill.

Step 2

Serves 10-12. Good for informal lunch or supper.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 Med Onions, peeled & diced
  • 2 Lg Carrots, scraped & diced
  • 2 Stalks Celery, chopped
  • 3tb Butter or margarine
  • 1cn Tomatoes, chopped-1 lb 12 oz
  • 8c Water
  • 1ts Dried Basil
  • 1/2ts Dried Thyme
  • 2ts Salt
  • 1/4ts Pepper
  • 1c Pearl Barley
  • 2c Frozen green beans or peas *
  • 1tb Chopped fresh Dill

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