Barley Vegetable Soup is a warming, delicious vegetarian soup brimming with barley and veggies.
Heat butter and olive oil in a pan.
Add garlic and onion and cook for a minute.
Add carrot, leek, potato, mushroom and peas and cook for a minute.
Now add bay leaf and white wine and cook for a minute.
Add veg stock, tomato puree and barley.
Simmer the heat and cover and cook until barley is nicely cooked.
Add some water if the soup has thickened a lot.
Add smoked paprika, fresh parsley and salt and mix well.
Serve the soup hot with toasted bread.