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CREAMY LEEK AND BARLEY SOUP!!!

INGREDIENTS:

1 onion, finely chopped

3 large leeks, thinly sliced

3 cloves of garlic, minced

pinch of thyme

5 cups of stock (vegetable or chicken)

1 cup (240ml) of uncooked pearl barley

spray oil

salt and black pepper

1/2 cup (120ml) of half and half cream (light cream) or light coconut milk (for dairy free version) – 8 syns

 

CREAMY LEEK AND BARLEY SOUP!!!

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

Spray a deep pot over a medium heat with some spray oil, add the onions, garlic and leeks and saute for approx 5 mins to soften

Add the pearl barley, stock, and season with a pinch of thyme and some salt and black pepper.

Bring to a boil, and then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes

Stir in the light cream and coconut milk and continue to simmer for another 5 minutes

Serve and enjoy!!

Instant Pot

Set to saute mode

Spray with spray oil, add the onions, garlic and leeks and saute for approx 5-8 mins to soften

Add the pearl barley, stock, and season with a pinch of thyme and some salt and black pepper.

Add lid, close valve and set to high pressure (manual) for 10 minutes

Allow a natural pressure release for about 5 minutes

Open valve, remove lid and set to saute mode

Add the light cream or coconut milk and simmer for approx 5 minutes.

Serve and enjoy

source:https://littlespicejar.com/winter-lemon-chicken-barley-soup/

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