Lentil and Barley Soup

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

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

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.


Most Helpful

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.

MargoMart November 11, 2008

This is a great recipe. My husband really loved this one, because of the Barley. Definately should try this one

LucyGoosey August 28, 2007

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