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Barley Shaped Pasta Soup:Kritharaki soupa

Servings: 6


  • 1 medium celery (stalks)
  • 7 oz of olive oil
  • 1 batch of parsley, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cups of orzo pasta (kritharaki)
  • 1-2 pinches of pepper
  • 2-3 pinches of salt
  • 9 oz of tomato sauce, or fresh
  • 4 1/2 cups of water, or meat stock
Barley Shaped Pasta Soup

Barley Shaped Pasta Soup


  • Combine all the ingredients but the pasta in a pan and boil for 40 minutes.
  • Remove the vegetables and puree them, then return them to the pan.
  • Add the pasta and simmer gently for 10-15 mintues.
  • Serve the soup garnished with finely chopped parsley.

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