Barley Soup Recipe
2 qt Chicken Stock
1 cup Bite-size cooked Chicken mea
Small Onion, sliced in rings
Rib Celery, chopped
Sm Parsnip, sliced thin
1 cup Pearl Barley
Small strip Kombu *
1 teaspoon Dried basil
1/4 teaspoon Ground white Pepper
1 d Salt (opt.)
1/4 cup Shredded carrot (opt)
* Available in health stores, it make beans and peas more digestible.
Combine all ingredients except salt and carrot and simmer until the
barley is cooked, about 45 minutes. Season to taste with salt if
needed and garnish with shredded carrot if desired. Note: Barley soup
can be a soothing and digestible meal for convalescents. Omit the
chicken to make it easier to eat. This soup is rich in protein,
carbohydrates, and fiber.
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