5 cups GF vegetable broth
1 (19 ounces) GF can diced tomatoes
1 pound GF Italian sausage, casing removed
1/2 cup GF jarred pasta sauce
1/4 cup brown rice
1/2 onion, chopped
1 cup chopped celery
1 medium carrot, shredded
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon oregano
1 bay leaf
fresh ground pepper, to taste
In a Dutch oven or heavy bottom pan, bring the oil to medium-high heat.
Add the onion, celery and carrot and cook until onions are translucent.
Add the ground pork and cook until no longer pink.
Add the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until barley is cooked through, about 30 minutes.Adjust seasoning and serve.