Barley Soup - Krupnik - Recipe #128

Today let's have some nice soup. Flavoured with smoked bacon, barley and lots of veggies. It is a perfect meal for a cold winter dinner!

Ingredients:

  • 400 g of pork spare ribs
  • 200 g of smoked bacon
  • few small potatoes
  • 3 medium carrots
  • 2 medium parsley roots
  • half of an onion
  • half of a celery root
  • 1 cup of barley
  • 2 bay leaves
  • all spice
  • salt and pepper

Instructions:

  1. Wash the ribs and cut into smaller pieces.
  2. Add ribs and bacon to a large pot and cover with 2 and a 1/2 litre of water. Bring to boil and clean any foam showing up while boiling.
  3. Wash and peal off your vegetables. Chop potatoes, carrots and parsley into bite size pieces. Keep the potatoes in a cold water until you add them to the soup.
  4. Cut onion and celery root into quarters.
  5. After you removed foam from boiling mean add all the veggies except the potatoes. 
  6. Add thoroughly rinsed barley and stir.
  7. Add bay leaf, all spice and salt and pepper to taste and cook for 30 minutes.
  8. After 30 minutes, remove the onion, celery root and bacon from the soup and add chopped potatoes.
  9. Cook for another 20 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.
  10. Serve garnished with fresh parsley.
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Enjoy!