Mediterranian Lentils and Barley

3 stalks chopped Celery
1/2 medium Onion diced
5 cloves sliced Garlic
1 Jalapeno minced
1/2 Habernero minced
1/2 cup Broccoli stems chopped
Water as needed
1 tbl Spicy Mustard
1 tbl Butter
3 seeds Allspice
3 Bay Leaf
Salt and pepper
1/2 cup dry Lentils
1/2 cups dry pearl Barley

In 2 cups water simmer butter, allspice, bay leaf, salt, pepper, celery, onion and 2 ribs/seeds from jalapeno and 1 small rib/seeds from habernero. Simmer 10 minutes.

Remove pepper ribs, bay leaf, allspice.

Add mustard, diced pepper flesh, garlic, broccoli, lentils and barley. Add 2 cups more water. Cover and simmer until lentils and barley are tender, adding more water as needed.

Remove to heat safe storage container. Refrigerate overnight.

Depending on how much liquid is left, add more water to come half way up and let sit at least one hour.

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