Apple barley soup

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 larges Onions; thinly sliced
2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
3½ cup Vegetable stock
1½ cup Apple cider OR- unsweetened apple juice
⅓ cup Pearl barley
2 larges Carrots; diced
1 teaspoon Thyme
¼ teaspoon Dried marjoram
1 \N Bay leaf
2 cups Unpeeled chopped apples
¼ cup Fresh parsley, minced
1 tablespoon Lemon juice
¼ teaspoon Salt

In a small soup pot, saute onions in oil over medium heatfor 5 min., stirring constantly. Reduce heat, cover and cook, stirring frequently for 10 min.or until onions are browned. Add stock, cider, barley, carrots, thyme, marjoram and bay leaf. Cover and cook for one hour or until barley is tender.Add apples, parsley and lemon juice. Cook for 5 minutes or until apples are slightly soft. Discard bay leaf and serve. Marie C=:-)

Jane Marsh Dieckman

Similar recipes