Legumes & Barley soup

Perfect soup for a cold winter day, this is a balanced dish that can be used as a starter or as a whole meal.

Legumes & Barley soup

Course Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked beans mix or 1 cup of dried beans
  • ½ cup orange lentils
  • ½ cup pearl barley
  • 3 sticks celery
  • 4 mushrooms
  • 1 onion
  • 1 can plum tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 liter water
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 3 leaves bay
  • ½ stick cinnamon optional, add depth and sweetness
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 red chilli pepper

Instructions

  1. If using dried beans, soak them in cold water overnight.
  2. Chop the vegetables and saute them with the oil and the aromatic herbs for a few minutes until the onion is transparent.
  3. Add the beans, lentils, pearl barley and stir for a minute and then cover it with the water.
  4. Add the tomato paste and the plum tomato and cook between 45 minutes to 1 hour.

  5. Cook until the legumes are tender.

  6. Remove the aromatic herbs before serving. Enjoy

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