Lentil and Barley Soup

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Babushka

Healthy, yes, but tasty too! A crowd pleaser that is easy to make, enjoy this hearty soup with a warm slice of bread. Can be made vegetarian by substituting the chicken boullion for vegetable!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook 2/3 cups barley in 3 cups boiling water about 20 minutes, drain and set aside. (skip this step if using quick cooking barley).
  2. Cook 2/3 cups lentils in 3 cups water about 5 minutes, drain and add to barley.
  3. Add 4 cups chicken boullion and 2 cups hot water to large pot. Set to medium heat.
  4. Add in carrots, celery, and onion. Then add in the barley and lentils.
  5. Add the garlic powder, salt, and basil. Simmer over medium heat for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve hot with a slice of bread.

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