Lentil and Barley Soup

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by JeriBinNC

This is slightly modified from Nonna's Italian Kitchen by Bryanna Clark Grogan. Very good!

Top Review by MargoMart

I've made this 3 times now. It's great on a chilly night with bread and a salad. The red wine really adds some depth and my husband loves barley, too. It's a keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the olive oil over medium-high heat, then saute' the onions till they begin to soften.
  2. Add the celery, carrots, and garlic and saute' a few minutes more.
  3. Add the broth, tomatoes, lentils, red wine, and herbs. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Add barley; simmer for 45 minutes more, stirring occasionally and adding water if needed.
  5. Add the greens and cook an additional 15 minutes.
  6. Serve topped with parmesan cheese, if desired.

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