Italian Barley Pastina Soup


Copy Cat Banchero’s Soup recipe….

52 ounces (6-1/2 cups) chicken stock
not broth
1/2 cup pearl barley
1-2 ribs of celery, diced
1-2 carrots diced
4 oz tomato sauce
1/2 cup pastina (small pasta like orzo)

In a large stock pot..
Bring chicken stock to a boil, add veggies and barley. Place lid on and let simmer for about 40 minutes. Add tomato sauce and pastina continue to simmer until pastina is cooked.
Top with Parmesan cheese if you like.


4 thoughts on “Italian Barley Pastina Soup

  1. We were raised going to Bancheros for special occasions . I miss it! I made this soup for my partner and our family, they stated that is was exactly like the soup they served! Thank you!

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