Thursday, February 27, 2014

Lentil & Barley Soup

A hearty bowl of homemade soup sure does have a special way of warming the soul. There's nothing more comforting than sitting on the couch in your pj's chowing down on lentil soup while watching your favorite shows. And, that's exactly what I did today! So, I'd like to share my new recipe for a lentil & barley soup so you, too, can relax and unwind.

Lentil & Barley Soup 
This recipe is easy to prepare and easy to please. It is nutrient-dense so you can be rest assured you're serving up one wholesome meal. 


1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 garlic cloves
1 medium onion
32 oz low-sodium vegetable broth
2 cup lentils, dry
1 cup barley, dry
2 cups spinach, chopped
2 carrots, sliced
1 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp salt


1. Heat olive oil in a large pot. Add the garlic and onion and cook until brown.
2. Pour the vegetable broth into the pot and let cook for 10 minutes.
3. Add the lentils, barley, and vegetables. Let cook until soft. Add water as needed.
4. Season with salt, pepper, and turmeric.

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