This soup is made with whole grains, and no sugar, animal products nor anything artificial. Barley is a great source of fiber and is known to help reduce the risk of Type 2 Diabetes.
Possible Cooking Variations:
Creamy: Reduce water by 1 cup, just before serving add 1 cup milk, cream or milk substitute.
Switch up the meat: Add ground beef, turkey, or leftover steak/roast that has been cut up
Mix up the tomatoes: Use 1 cup fresh chopped tomatoes instead of tomato sauce.
Vegetable Overload: 10-15 minutes before the soup is done add 1-2 C. cabbage, bok choy or leeks
Vegetarian:Prepare without meat. If desired add meat substitute.