Hearty Vegetable & Barley Soup

Nothing beats a hearty vegetable soup on a cold and rainy winters day. This recipe can be cooking on the stove within a matter of minutes! If you don’t have anything else to do while the soup is cooking, make yourself useful and bake a bread! If you want to learn how to make hearty vegetable and barley soup continue further by reading this article!

Hearty Vegetable & Barley Soup Recipe

Hearty vegetable & barley soup recipe
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PREP TIME 10 mins
COOK TIME 45 mins
COURSE Soup, Starters
SERVINGS 4 people


  • 80 g White onion
  • 20 g Chopped garlic
  • 10 ml Olive oil
  • 160 g Carrots
  • 480 g Tomato paste
  • 132 g Barley
  • 4 g Fresh rosemary
  • 2 g Dried oregano
  • 2 g Coarse salt
  • 5 g Icing sugar
  • 1 l Water for stock
  • 80 g Green beans
  • 120 g Large potato
  • 60 g Frozen corn
  • 60 g Frozen peas
  • 20 ml Lemon juice
  • 10 g Fresh parsley


  • Heat oil in a large pot, add onion & garlic. Sauté for a few minutes over medium heat.
  • Once the onions are soft, add barley, carrots, tomatoes, rosemary, oregano, pepper & stock.
  • Leave to simmer covered until the barley is just cooked.
  • Once the barley is almost cooked, add potatoes & green beans. Leave to simmer until soft.
  • Add corn & peas, stir through.
  • Season with lemon juice & fresh chopped parsley.
Chefs Tips
Although you can buy and heat a store-bought bread, the extra effort that goes into a freshly baked bread will pay back for itself a million times once you get to dip it into this delicious soup.  
This is another soup that freezes extremely well ! 
Nutritional Information
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Hearty Vegetable & Barley Soup
Hearty Vegetable & Barley Soup
Hearty Vegetable & Barley Soup

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