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Mary's Vegetable Barley Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Eleanor Higney
Added: Monday, May 15, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 ham bone
6 cups water
2 medium onions-sliced
1 garlic clove minced
1 bay leaf
2 large cans tomatoes
1 or 2 medium green peppers
chopped
4 medium potatoes-diced
4 carrots-cut in short sticks
1/2 cup diced celery
1/2 cup pearled barley
2 beef bouillon cubes

Directions:
Directions:
Place bone in large kettle, add water, onions, garlic, and bay leaf. Cover pan, bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 1 1/2 hours. Remove bone, pick off meat, return to stock, and discard bone. Taste stock. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add remaining ingredients. Cover reheat to boiling, reduce heat and simmer until vegetables are tender and soup is rich and full flavored. Be sure to remove bay leaf!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
About 16 cups
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
"This soup is a wonderful, hearty, one dish meal. My sister-in-law sent this recipe to me from Florida. She lived in a complex of seven homes. When the neighbors savored the steaming contents of her soup. they knew they were going to share in its "restorative " powers."

 

 

 

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