Meatless Monday:Mock Cock-a- leekie soup


Serves 2
1 leek, sliced
1 large carrot, chopped
2 sticks celery, chopped
1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic
Stock made 2 tsp organic reduced salt boullion in 400ml hot water
2 bay leaves
½ tsp thyme
30g barley 
1 can chickpeas

Blend vegetables with stock until vegetables are reduced to small pieces.  Transfer to a pan and add barley, bay leaves and thyme.  
Bring to the boil and simmer for 20minutes until barley is cooked.
Stir in chickpeas and heat through.
Serve with crusty bread.

Enjoy!
Janet x

Recipe Copyright © 2014 40plusandalliswell

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