Farmhouse Veggie and Barley Soup

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Prep Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dishes, Soups
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 358.29 kcal


  • Stove
  • Dutch Oven
  • Spice Grinder


  • 8 sprigs parsley fresh
  • 4 sprigs thyme fresh
  • 1 leaf bay
  • 1/8 oz porcini mushrooms dried
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 1/2 lb leeks washed, sliced 1/2' thick
  • 1 cup carrots peeled, 1/2' pieces
  • 1/2 cup celery 1/4' pieces
  • 2 tsp soy sauce low sodium, NO SODIUM BENZOATE
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper fresh cracked
  • 6 1/2 cup vegetable broth ***Click on our Homemade Vegetable Broth link
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup pearl barley
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 3 cup potatoes Yukon Gold, peeled, 1/2' pieces
  • 1/2 cup turnip peeled, 1/2' pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups cabbage green, chopped
  • 1 cup peas frozen
  • 1 tsp lemon juice fresh squeezed, no sugar added or preservatives
  • 3 tbsp parsley chopped


  • Using kitchen twine, tie parsley sprigs, thyme sprigs, and bay leaf together. Grind the dried porcini mushrooms in a spice grinder until finely ground.
  • Heat the olive oil in the Dutch oven over medium heat then sauté the leeks, carrots, celery, soy sauce, salt, and pepper for about 10 minutes.
  • Stir in the water, broth, barley, garlic, herb bundle, and ground porcini then increase the heat to high and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook partially uncovered for 25 minutes.
  • Add in the potatoes, turnip, and cabbage and simmer until cabbage and veggies are tender about 18-20 minutes. Remove pot from the heat, discard herb bundle then stir in peas, lemon juice and chopped parsley. Enjoy!

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Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Farmhouse Veggie and Barley Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 358.29 Calories from Fat 30
% Daily Value*
Fat 3.333g5%
Saturated Fat 0.39g2%
Sodium 543.43mg24%
Potassium 1416.22mg40%
Carbohydrates 74.22g25%
Fiber 11.49g48%
Sugar 11.02g12%
Protein 10.96g22%
Vitamin A 57.01IU1%
Vitamin B1 0.31mg21%
Vitamin B2 0.1mg6%
Vitamin B3 3.47mg17%
Vitamin B5 0.93mg9%
Vitamin B6 0.97mg49%
Vitamin C 55.09mg67%
Vitamin E 1.62mg11%
Vitamin K 90.62µg86%
Calcium 147.05mg15%
Copper 0.26mg13%
Folate 152.09µg38%
Iron 6.85mg38%
Manganese 0.67mg34%
Magnesium 68.85mg17%
Phosphorus 204.31mg20%
Selenium 1.89µg3%
Zinc 1.18mg8%
Ess-Methionine 104.36mg
Ess-Tryptophan 69.81mg
Ess-Threonine 286.85mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 281.15mg
Ess-Arginine 408.51mg
Ess-Lysine 393.83mg
Ess-Leucine 398.19mg
Ess-Isoleucine 254.67mg
Ess-Histidine 133.6mg
Ess-Valine 340.59mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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