Allowing the oats to rest overnight softens them and shortens cooking time in the morning.
Dietary Need: High Fiber
Barley is a whole grain that is a good source of fiber and iron. It has a sweeter flavor than rice and helps thicken up soups and stews.
Barley is a chewy grain, like rice but a little bigger. It makes this soup extra thick and hearty, perfect for a cold day.