No. 207Recipe Card Posted on 7 Comments

Tomato Barley Soup


A New Year is here–always a great time to add some lighter dishes to the kitchen menu. Enter Tomato Barley Soup–no added fat, no added salt–a fresh, healthy bowl that still satisfies on frosty winter days. A warming little jewel from the 2014 Recipe Collection.

Tomato soup=comfort. This play on classic tomato rice soup adds in the healthy grain barley and avoids adding any fats or salt, yet still results in a bright, warm bowl of comfort. So simple–just combine the ingredients in a stockpot and in about an hour, soup’s on. For extra convenience, I used fire-roasted canned tomatoes from the pantry, adding a little extra flavor punch to the soup.

For tasty additions, top with fresh basil plus a sprinkle of grated Romano cheese, if you so desire. This is a great soup to freeze in individual servings, assuring there is always a warming bowl of soup just a few minutes away.

Welcome 2014 with a bowl of Tomato Barley Soup–fresh from the Bijouxs kitchen.

As always, enjoy. B

7 thoughts on “Tomato Barley Soup

  1. I love tomato soup – ultimate hug from my mother, I suspect. I love to toss things in and barley is my new favorite. Lovely photos!

    1. Happy New Year Maureen! What a lovely thought about your Mom- thank you so much taking time to write! Best!

  2. looks like a comforting bowl of soup!

    1. Thank you Dina! Wishing you a wonderful 2014!

  3. This looks incredibly delicious, yet frugal too. My favorite kind of recipe!
    Happy New Year!

    1. Happy New Year Sherri! I have a focus this year on simplicity, grace and economy in the kitchen. Thank you!

  4. This looks and sounds wonderful. Can’t wait to try it.

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