*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                       VEGETARIAN BARLEY & BEAN SOUP
 
 Recipe By     : Net
 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Grains
                 Legumes                          Low-Cal
                 Low-Fat
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           onion -- chopped
    2                    Garlic cloves -- minced
    1      teaspoon      Vegetable oil
    6      cups          Water
   28      ounces        tomatoes, canned -- undrained, chopped
    1      can           Kidney Beans -- drained
    9      ounces        Frozen green beans -- or peas
    1      cup           carrots -- sliced
    1      cup           mushrooms -- sliced
      1/2  cup           barley
    1      teaspoon      Basil
      1/2  teaspoon      Oregano
      1/2  teaspoon      Salt
      1/4  teaspoon      Black pepper
 
 In 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, cook onion and garlic in oil until onion is
 tender.  Add remaining ingredients.  Bring to a boil.
  Reduce heat to low; cover.  Simmer 45 to 50 minutes or until barley is tender,
 stirring occasionally.  Add additional water if soup
 becomes too thick upon standing.
 Ten 1-cup servings
 
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