It is a wet, horrible day in Perth today and I decided at 7.30am that my kids would much prefer a hot bowl of soup for lunch then a cheesymite so I quicky put this together and it was done in under 40 minutes. Glad I did too because I enjoyed it for lunch also. Eb x
- 2 carrots
- 1 celery stick
- ½ zucchini
- 1 large garlic clove
- 1 handful basil
- 4 bacon rashers (shortcut) optional
- 2 spring onions sliced
- 1 tin borlotti beans rinsed and drained
- 1 tin tomatoes (400g)
- 700g water
- 2 heaped spoonfuls of vegetable stock
- 80g pearled barley
- 2 bay leaves
Add carrots and celery to the bowl and chop on Speed 5 for 2 seconds. SET ASIDE
Add zucchini and basil to bowl and chop on Speed 4 for 2 seconds. SET ASIDE.
Add garlic and bacon to bowl and chop on Speed 5 for 2 seconds. Add spring onions and a dash of oil and cook for 4 minutes at 100deg Speed 1.
Add all other ingredients and cook for 30 minutes at 100degs Reverse Speed 1.