Tomato Florentine with Barley
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Tomato Florentine with Barley

Submitted by: Anita Sedlon

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 45 Minutes

Servings: 12

This is a great recipe for when you want something fast and warm. Sorry not sure how the breakdown of the protein and carbs would be.


  • 1 sml. onion
  • 2 carrot
  • 2 stlk. celery stalk, fresh, organic
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tsp. fresh basil
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 3 c. spinach
  • 32 oz. tomato sauce
  • 32 oz. chicken stock
  • 1 c. pearled barley
  • sea salt & black pepper to taste
  • 2 tbs. extra virgin olive oil


Saute' onions, garlic, carrots, and celery in olive oil for about 5 minutes. Add the salt, pepper, basil and oregano Add the tomato juice and chicken stock Let simmer until it comes to a low boil about 5 - 10 minutes Add the fresh or frozen spinach Simmer covered for 10 minutes Add the barley Simmer until the barley is tender. Serve with a side salad.