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Barley Soup (Or Any Whole Grain)

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Ingredients
  Unrefined oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onions 2
  Stalk celery 1
  Barley/Brown rice, oats, millet, or any flaked grain 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound
  Tamari soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Parsley sprigs 2
Directions

Heat a 2 or 3 quart saucepan.
Add the oil, onions, and celery, and saute.
Add the barlev or other grain and saute together with the vegetables for 5 minutes.
Add the water and bring to a boil.
Simmer 1 hour or more.
Soups are better the longer they cook.) Saute the mushrooms in oil; add 1 teaspoon tamari, and add to the soup.
Add the remaining tamari and simmer 5 minutes longer.
Garnish each bowl with parsley when serving.
Barley soup is an oldtime favorite, something grandmothers always liked to make.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 820 Calories from Fat 154

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1739.3 mg72.5%

Total Carbohydrates 149 g49.7%

Dietary Fiber 30.1 g120.6%

Sugars 16 g

Protein 25 g49.8%

Vitamin A 8.3% Vitamin C 45.1%

Calcium 13.5% Iron 32.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Barley Soup (Or Any Whole Grain) Recipe