Potato Barley Soup
|Potatoes||6 Large, diced|
|Milk||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Onions||2 , chopped|
Soak the barley in water for one hour.
Melt the butter on a moderate fire, and add the onions and potatoes.
Stir briskly for five minutes, being careful that the potatoes do not turn red.
Add four cups of water and the barley.
Cover and cook on a low fire for about twenty minutes.
When the barley becomes tender, pass through a sieve.
Mash the barley and strain again.
Add salt and milk.
This soup will have a clear white color.