Scottish Pearl Barley Vegetable Soup
Scottish pearl barley vegetable soup is delicious and filling. This thick, comforting and easy soup recipe is packed full of flavour and hearty goodness!
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 2 onions diced
- 1 leek diced
- 2 carrots peeled and diced
- 300 g swede turnip, diced
- 400 g can chopped tomatoes
- 1 tbsp tomato paste
- 1.5 litre vegetable stock
- 1 tsp dried basil
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- 1 tsp paprika
- 175 g pearl barley
- Freshly ground salt and pepper
Gently heat the olive oil in a large saucepan. Add the onion and leek and sauté for about 5 minutes until soft.
Add the carrot, swede, tinned tomatoes, tomato paste, stock and herbs. Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes.
Add the pearl barley and cook for about 10 minutes or until soft.
Season to taste before serving.
Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 314mg | Potassium: 541mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3952IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 3mg