Pearl barley can really make a soup into a meal, it’s filling, low fat and brilliantly good for you!
Add to that some fresh herbs along kale and you have a real powerhouse of nutrients.
- Warm the oil in a large saucepan. Add the carrots and celery and cook over a medium heat for 5 minutes.
- Add the rosemary, thyme, chilli flakes, vegetable stock and pearl barley. Bring to the boil and then simmer for 45 minutes or until the pearl barley is soft.
- Add the kale and cook for 5 minutes. Serve immediately.