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Anti-Inflammatory Recipe: Hulled Barley Vegetable Soup

Anti-Inflammatory Recipe: Hulled Barley Vegetable Soup

Made from everyday ingredients, this soup is loaded with immunity boosters. Make sure to add this hearty soup to your recipe collection.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup carrots, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 rosemary twig
  • 1 clove garlic, finely sliced
  • 3/4 cup hulled barley
  • 4 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes (28 oz)
  • 1 can beans, drained and rinsed (15 oz)
  • 2 cups kale, roughly chopped
  • Grated Parmesan

Directions

  1. In a pot, sauté onions, carrots and celery with extra virgin olive oil. Add the rosemary, garlic and barley and continue cooking for about 3 more minutes.
  2. Stir in the broth and bring to a boil. Once boiling, cover the pot, reduce heat and simmer on low for about 1 hour.
  3. Add in the tomatoes and beans and cook another 15 minutes or longer, until the barley is soft. If using kale, stir it in the last 5 minutes of cooking. Serve topped with grated parmesan.

This recipe orginally appeared on DoctorOz.com.

Note for all recipes in this health guide: If you have a disease that is actively affecting your digestion, you may need to avoid spices, high-fiber foods and raw vegetables. Be creative and adapt recipes to your needs.

Medically reviewed in October 2018.

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