Barley Soup Mix
Prepare a mix of dry ingredients in this do-it-yourself recipe.
Servings
4Cups
Servings
4Cups
Ingredients
  • 1/4Cup PEARL BARLEY
  • 1/4Cup green split peas
  • 1/4Cup red lentils
  • 4Cubes beef or chicken bouillon cubes, crushed
  • 2Teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2Teaspoons instant onion flakes
  • 2Teaspoons parsley flakes
  • 1/2Teaspoons dried basil, crushed
  • 1/2Teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/4Teaspoons tsp dried thymecrushed
  • 1/4Teaspoons black pepper
Instructions
Directions
  1. Put barley, split peas and lentils in plastic bag.
  2. Place remaining ingredients in plastic sandwich bag; seal and place pouch of seasonings in bag with barley.
  3. Seal and attach directions for use.
To Use
  1. Rinse barley mixture in strainer.
  2. Place barley mixture in kettle with contents of seasoning packet, 5 cups water and 1 tbsp. butter.
  3. Bring to boil.
  4. Reduce heat, cover and simmer about 1 hour and 15 min. or until barley, peas and lentils are tender.
Variations
  1. For heartier soup, add ham, kielbasa, chicken or turkey to cooked soup and heat thoroughly before serving.
  2. For a fun gift idea, wrap this package of home-made soup mix in cellophane and decorate with a pretty ribbon. Remember to include a note card with cooking directions!