moky Bacon And Barley Soup

Smoky Bacon And Barley Soup

This Smoky Bacon and Barley Soup is perfect for a cold winters night! Whip up a batch for dinner or put in the freezer for an easy microwave meal.

1 hr 45 mins
Serves 8

what you need

  • 1 pack Three Aussie Farmers Smoked Bacon Hock
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 large onion, roughly chopped
  • 3 celery sticks, roughly chopped
  • 3 carrots, roughly chopped
  • 1 bunch Italian parsley, tied with kitchen twine (keep a sprig spare to chop and sprinkle for serving)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 litres water
  • 2 400g cans diced tomatoes
  • 8 small red potatoes, skin on, cut into chunks
  • 200g barley

how to make it

  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over med heat, then sauté onions, celery and carrots.
  2. Add the pork bones, whole parsley bunch, bay leaves, oregano, salt, pepper, chicken stock, water and tomatoes and bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 15 mins.
  3. Add the potatoes and barley, bring back to a boil, then simmer for 1 hr.
  4. Remove the parsley bunch and discard.
  5. Remove any meat from the bones, coarsely chop and return to the pot – or serve the pork bones in soup bowls and grab a napkin!
  6. Sprinkle with chopped parsley to serve.
Three Aussie Farmers Shoulder Ham

Three Aussie Farmers Semi Boneless Shoulder Ham

100% Australian Pork Shoulder cooked and naturally smoked on the bone. Slice it up and enjoy it in a sambo, fry some up for brekkie or go all out and roast it with a beautiful glaze for the ultimate show stopping dinner table centerpiece.