Famous Vegetable Soup
|Water/Vegetable cooking liquid||8 Cup (128 tbs)|
|Dried yellow split peas||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Dried green split peas||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Dried barley||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Dried baby lima beans||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Garlic cloves||4 Large, minced|
|Chopped onion||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Minced parsley||2 Tablespoon|
|Sliced green beans||2 Cup (32 tbs) (Fresh Or Frozen)|
|Sliced carrot||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Freshly ground black pepper||To Taste|
|Whole wheat egg noodles/Pasta/alphabet noodles||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Heat water to boiling in a large, heavy soup kettle.
Meanwhile, rinse and pick over dried legumes.
Add all the ingredients except salt and noodles; turn down heat, simmer, covered, stirring occasionally.
Add more water if you desire a thinner soup.
When the soup has simmered an hour, taste; add salt as desired, then stir in noodles.
Continue to simmer until ingredients are tender, 15 to 30 minutes longer.
Taste and correct seasonings.