ads/auto.txt Easiest Way to Prepare Yummy Vegetable Barley Soup

Easiest Way to Prepare Yummy Vegetable Barley Soup

Delicious, fresh and tasty.

Vegetable Barley Soup.

You can cook Vegetable Barley Soup using 12 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Vegetable Barley Soup

  1. You need 8 of sprigs fresh thyme.
  2. It's 2 medium of parsnips, cut into 1/2 inch pieces.
  3. It's 2 of turnips, cut into 1/2 inch pieces.
  4. You need 1 small of rutabaga, cut into 1/2inch pieces.
  5. Prepare 2 of carrots, cut into 1/2 inch pieces.
  6. Prepare 2 of stalks celery, sliced.
  7. It's 2 clove of garlic, finely chopped.
  8. It's 1 large of onion, chopped.
  9. Prepare 1 cup of barley (not quick cooking).
  10. Prepare 1 small of bunch Swiss chard, stems discarded, leaves chopped.
  11. You need 1 of salt & pepper.
  12. It's 1 of Shaved Parmesan, for serving.

Vegetable Barley Soup step by step

  1. Tie the thyme together with a piece of thread or butcher's twine..
  2. In a 5-to-6qt slow cooker, combine the parsnips, turnips, carrots, rutabega, celery, garlic, onion, thyme, barley, 8cups of water, 1tsp salt and 1/4tsp pepper..
  3. Cook, covered, until the barley is cooked through and the veggies are tender. 6-7 hours on low or 4-5 hours on high (if cooking on high, use only 6cups of water).
  4. When the soup has 10mins left to cook, remove the thyme.
  5. Turn the slow cooker on high, add the chard and cook, covered until tender, 5-7 mins..
  6. Serve with Parmesan, if desired.