500- Barley Tomato Soup / حساء الطماطم بالشعير

May 26, 2017 | Soups

Prep time :

10 minutes

Cook time :

1 hour

Serves :

2

Complexity :

Easy

Ingredients :

250 grams (1 1/4 cups) barley
2 tablespoon olive oil
1 small onion, grated
2 small tomatoes, grated and skin discarded
2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon tomato paste
700 ml (3 cups) water

Directions :

1- In a large pot, combine the olive oil, onion, tomatoes, parsley, cilantro, turmeric, salt, and pepper.

2- Mix the ingredients and cook over medium heat, for around 5 minutes or until the onion becomes soft.

3- Add the water.
4- Add the barley and tomato paste.

5- Mix all the ingredients, cover the pot, and bring the mixture to a boil.
6- Then lower the heat and allow the soup to simmer gently for around 50 minutes, while stirring frequently, until the barley becomes tender and the mixture thickens.
Serve hot!

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