Average Recipe
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
6 servings

This butternut barley soup is savory and hearty, perfect for a chilly winter night. Serve it along with some fresh bread and butter for a cozy meal.

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 medium onions diced
2 medium carrots diced
3 celery stalks diced
3 cloves garlic minced
1 teaspoons kosher salt
¾ dried sage
¾ teaspoons dried thyme
¼ teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
8 cups vegetable stock (or chicken stock)
¾ cups barley
2 bay leaves
2 cups peeled and diced butternut squash
2 cups lacinato kale stems removed and thinly sliced