Total Time
30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

Great summer soup

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 lb borage leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 ounce butter
  • 2 ounces pearl barley
  • 2 pints chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons cream or 2 tablespoons yogurt
  • salt and pepper
  • borage fresh edible flower

Directions

  1. In a large pot combine the barley the barley and stock, and cook until tender.
  2. In a small sauce pan, cook the borage leaves in the butter until they are tender.
  3. Add the leaves to the stock and boil again, then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Season to taste.
  5. Pour the stock mixture into a blender and blend till smooth, then reheat and serve.
  6. Top with cream or yogurt and sprinkle with the brilliant blue borage flowers.

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