You can add more broth and make this vegetable soup or less and serve it as pottage.
1 c. barley
1/2 c. lentils
1 onion, chopped
2 sticks celery, sliced
2 large carrots, cut into small dices
1 c. frozen corn
3/4 c. frozen okra, chopped
1 can tomatoes, undrained
1 1/2 c. frozen green beans, cut into small pieces
2 yellow zucchini, sut into small pieces
About 1 c. cabbage, cut into small pieces
6 c. liquid (broth or water and bouillon to go with, beef, chicken or vegetable all work)
Optional add in: leftover shredded beef
Combine the liquid, barley, and lentils. Simmer over medium heat until almost tender, about 30 minutes. Add the veggies and simmer another 30 minutes until everything is really soft, checking for liquid through out, you dont want it to go dry.