Ingredients and Preparation
- Heat oil in a Dutch oven or large pot over medium-high heat. Add garlic and onion. Sauté for about 5 minutes.
- Add beans, vegetable stock, diced tomatoes, barley, carrots, and herbs to the pot. Heat until boiling, and then reduce heat and simmer with cover on for about 30 minutes. Discard bay leaves and season with pepper to taste.