Vegetable & barley broth

22 Jan

This recipe is great for a cold day, serve with some nice bread and it makes a lovely tea,

Serves 4
15g butter
2 onions,finely chopped
A few sprigs of fresh thyme
1 celery stalk,finely chopped
1 carrot,finely chopped
1 parsnip,finely chopped
1/4 tsp ground corriander
A good pinch or cayenne pepper
100g pearl barley
1.5ltrs vegetable stock
Salt and pepper

Heat the butter up in a pan and add the onion and thyme,after 5 minutes add all the other vegetables and saute for a further 5 minutes before adding the pearl barley.pour in the stock and allow to cook for 25 minutes .

The broth will get thicker if left in the fridge for the following day. So just add more stock if neccessary.

Sprinkle of some chopped parsley and croutons to finish.




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