Wonderful Barley Soup

Wonderful Barley Soup

Ann N
Edited on Dec 20, 2008

There have always been "tough times" for some people. Knowing how to feed your family, well, on less money is the answer. In this cold winter season. a hearty & inexpensive soup is just the thing to fil & warm us up at the same time. An" investment" of only about 2 hours cooking time wil provide you with a meal to meet your needs & satisfy your family.


serves 8-10 as first course soup OR 4-5 as main course lunch or supper

1/2 cup medium barley
6 cups water
1C finely diced ham [use leftover ham from a Sunday or holiday dinner
1 medium onion, peeled & chopped
1/4C celery, chopped
2-1/2 C tomatoes
1 small bay leaf
1-1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp worcestershire sauce


Put all ingredients (except worcestershire sauce into a 3 Qt soup pot. Simmer 2 hours. **Remove bay leaf; add worcestershire sauce, stir & serve with [whole grain] crusty bread & butter.

Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.

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