“I have adapted this recipe from one that I found on allrecipes.com by Nancy Olsen. It is so healthy, Weight Watcher friendly and tastes great. You can substitute the chicken broth with vegetable broth if you want vegetarian.”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot.
  2. Add the onions, carrots, celery and garlic. Saute for about 10 minutes or until the vegetables are starting to soften.
  3. While they are cooking pour the barley into a dish with water to cover.
  4. Add the tomatoes, broth, water, bay leaf, and pepper and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  5. Drain the barley and add to the pot.
  6. Reduce heat and cook at a low boil for about 45 minutes (until the barley is tender).
  7. Add more water or broth if it thickens too much.

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