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Barley & Broccoli Soup

  • 3 cups water
  • 3 beef boullion cubes
  • 1/2 cup Western Trails hulless barley
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen chopped broccoli or asparagus, cooked and drained
  • 4 cups milk
  • 5 slices American cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled, optional

In a saucepan, bring water, bouillon and barley to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 50-60 minutes or until barley is tender and nearly all liquid is absorbed. Stir often but do not drain, or follow directions for rice cooker.

Add broccoli or asparagus. Stir in milk, cheese, nutmeg and pepper. Add bacon if desired. Heat through, stirring often, until soup is hot and cheese is melted.

Yield: 8 servings


Western Trails Food · 313 W. Valentine · Glendive, MT 59330
406-377-4284 · www.westerntrailsfood.com · info@westerntrailsfood.com