Tomato Barley Stew

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by dicentra

This is soooo good! Its easy to make, makes a lot, and freezes well. Try serving with flour tortillas.

Top Review by morgainegeiser

O.K. I will admit up front I am not a fan of barley, I sometimes just find it overpowering. I did find that the V8 and tomatoes offset this taste and I was able to enjoy a very nice soup.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a soup pot, bring water to a boil. Add barley, lower heat to a simmer, cover and cook until barley is tender.
  2. Add oil to frying pan and set over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the onions, garlic, carrot, basil and tarragon.
  3. When the onions are lightly browned, add the veggies, with the canned tomatoes to the broccoli.
  4. Add the tomato juice.
  5. Cook 30 min more, covered, stirring occasionally.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve hot.

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