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Barley Lentil Soup

What you need: 

2 stalks celery, chopped
1/2 onion, chopped
2 tablespoons sesame oil
6 to 8 cups vegetable broth or water
1/2 tablespoon rosemary infused oil
dash fresh black pepper
dash sea salt
1 teaspoon cumin
1 tablespoon parsley
1 cup carrots, sliced
1 cup lentils, washed and rinsed
3/4 cup barley
1 tablespoon soy sauce (optional)

What you do: 

1) In a soup pot, saute chopped onion and celery in sesame oil until translucent. Add broth, carrots, and seasonings. Bring to a rolling boil and then add the lentils and barley. Simmer for about 45 minutes, or until lentils and barley are soft. Add soy sauce, if desired, and serve.
Source of recipe: I came up with this recipe. I had some lentils I wanted to use and just threw together what I had in the fridge. It came out good so I thought I'd share.

Preparation Time: 
15 minutes or less, Cooking time: 45 minutes
Cooking Time: 
45 minutes
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