Tomato & Herb Soup With Barley

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Great meal if you are in a hurry. For varriation you can add some chopped spinach right at the end.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak pearl barley in cold water for 10 minute Drain and rinse well.
  2. Place tomatoes, onion, and garlic in large pan and cook over low heat for 20 minute.
  3. Break up the tomatoes with a spoon as they cook.
  4. Add 500 ml boiling water and basil stalks. Simmer for 10 minutes then remove from the heat and allow to cool.
  5. Place mixture in food processor (or use hand blender). Return to the pan and add the barley. Bring back to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer for 20 minutes Add more water if needed.
  6. Serve in bowls and garnish with basil and oregano leaves.


Most Helpful

This is wonderful! A bag of pearl barley has been lurking in the back of my pantry for weeks, and I'd been looking for something new to try it in. I'm glad I picked this out.

GoKittenGo June 23, 2006

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