Lentil and Barley Soup

Total Time
1hr 15mins
15 mins
1 hr

This is slightly modified from Nonna's Italian Kitchen by Bryanna Clark Grogan. Very good!

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  1. Heat the olive oil over medium-high heat, then saute' the onions till they begin to soften.
  2. Add the celery, carrots, and garlic and saute' a few minutes more.
  3. Add the broth, tomatoes, lentils, red wine, and herbs. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Add barley; simmer for 45 minutes more, stirring occasionally and adding water if needed.
  5. Add the greens and cook an additional 15 minutes.
  6. Serve topped with parmesan cheese, if desired.