*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                            Italian Barley Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Net
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Grains                           Low-Fat
                 Soups                            Italian
                 Low-Cal
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2  quarts        stock
    2      c             water
      3/4  c             barley
    1      c             celery -- chopped
    1      c             carrot -- grated
    1      c             onion -- chopped
    4      cloves        garlic -- crushed
      1/2  c             red wine
                         lemon peel 1"x1/2
                         pepper & salt
      1/2  tablespoon    basil
      1/4  tablespoon    oregano
      1/2  c             fresh parsley
    2                    bay leaves
      1/2  tablespoon    rosemary
    2                    tomatoes -- chopped
    4      tablespoons   tomato paste
                         grated Parmesan or Romano
 
 
  Bring stock and water to boil. Add barley and reduce heat.
 Add vegt’s, wine, peel, pepper and salt and simmer for 2 hrs.
 covered. Stir often to prevent barley from sticking to the pot..
      Add herbs, tomatoes, and paste. Continue simmering for an
 hour, covered. Add a handful of grated cheese before serving.
 Serves 8
 
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