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Barley Soup

How to Cook Barley Soup

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 10 mins
Course Soup Recipe
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4 servings


  • 8 oz. of pearl barley
  • 2 onions
  • 4 potatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoonful of thyme
  • 1 spoonful of finely chopped parsley
  • 3 1/2 pints of water
  • 1/2 pint of milk
  • 1 oz. of butter


How to cook Barley Soup:

  • Pick and wash the barley, chop up the onions, slice the potatoes.
  • Boil the whole gently for 4 hours with the water, adding the butter, thyme, pepper and salt to taste.
  • When the barley is quite soft, add the milk and parsley, boil the soup up, and serve.