*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                BARLEY SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       qt           Chicken Stock
    1       c            Bite-size cooked Chicken mea
                         Small Onion, sliced in rings
                         Rib Celery, chopped
                         Sm Parsnip, sliced thin
    1       c            Pearl Barley
                         Small strip Kombu *
    1       t            Dried basil
      1/4   ts           Ground white Pepper
    1       d            Salt (opt.)
      1/4   c            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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