Italian barley soup

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ quart Stock
2 cups Water
¾ cup Barley
1 cup Celery, chopped
1 cup Carrot, grated
1 cup Onion, chopped
4 \N Cloves garlic, crushed
½ cup Red wine
\N \N Lemon peel 1\"x1/2\"
\N \N Pepper & salt
½ tablespoon Basil
¼ tablespoon Oregano
½ cup Fresh parsley
2 \N Bay leaves
½ tablespoon Rosemary
2 \N Tomatoes, chopped
4 tablespoons Tomato paste
\N \N Grated Parmesan or Romano

Bring stock and water to boil. Add barley and reduce heat. Add vegt's, wine, peel, pepper and salt and simmer for 2 hrs. covered. Stir often to prevent barley from sticking to the pot.

Add herbs, tomatoes, and paste. Continue simmering for an hour, covered. Add a handful of grated cheese before serving. Serves 8

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