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This recipe is simple to prepare and is very tasty! The fresh dill and barley are a very nice touch.

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The Anciaux Family August 02, 2002

I thought this was a little too heavy on the onions, so next time I will just one instead of three, probably. But otherwise, it was really good and easy. I really like the addition of barley. I used dried dill, because I didn't have fresh, and also a dash of thyme.

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kbmidura December 04, 2009

Use CAUTION if you are unsure of the dill. I added a little bit under a 1/4 of a cup and thought it was too much. Next time I will use an 1/8 cup. The soup was more like a stew. I may add some sausage next time. I will reduce the barley if I do.

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Ck2plz March 08, 2011

I was on my way to work and didn't have fresh dill so I just added some dried dill to my bowl for work. DH was doing a grocery stop on the way home so hopefully I will get to try this with the fresh dill. My broth was a combo of ham juice, water and chicken bouillon and I added the garlic. I love the barley!!

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karen in tbay November 23, 2009

SOme of the best soup I have EVER HAD! I love pea soup but wanted something different. This was it. I loved the barley and the fresh dill. I added some chopped ham which gave this soup a nice mild smoky flavor. I will make this many times again. Super recipe. THanks so much for sharing!!

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NewEnglandCook November 08, 2009

This was excellent soup !!! I didn't quite have 2 cups of green split peas so I evened it out with the yellow. Which worked out great because it emptied both packages that I had left over. I also grated my carrots this time. I had used the vegetable broth but when I tasted it I found it a bit salty and a little thick so I had added about 5 cups more water, and that worked out perfect. I didn't add in the whole 1/4 cup of dill only because of personal taste it just looked like too much, so I probably put in 1 or 2 TBS of fresh dill which was good because I still get a dill flavor with just that amount and it does not overpower everything else. The flavors of everything is really delicious and I couldnt stop sampling it while cooking. I will be having a bowl at lunch on Weds. and can't wait. Definitely a keeper. Thanks so much for sharing your recipe Dancer

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FrenchBunny November 02, 2009

I followed the recipe except for using 6 chicken bouillon cubes with 12 cups of water (instead of veggie broth). I used 1 teaspoon each of salt and pepper. Be sure to stir frequently after one hour because it sticks.

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SonnyHavens February 21, 2015

Both my spouse and I loved this recipe! I made it without any onions, using 2 Tablespoons of chicken bouillion and 1 Tablespoon of veggie bouillion and 12 cups water. Delicious!

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SAHMchef February 04, 2012
Green Split Pea & Barley Soup