I use this recipe to clean out my veggie bin. You can use any veggies. So substitute away!
2 celery stalks
1/2 large onion
1 large garlic
1 tsp tomato paste
1 tsp olive oil
2T veggie stock
3 bay leaves
salt and pepper to taste
Grind onion and garlic and scrape down, 3 sec/ speed 8
Saute onion and garlic with 1 tsp olive oil 2 mins/varoma/speed5
Add remaining vegetables and salute 5 mins/varoma/speed5
Add water, spices and remaining ingredients and cook 30 mins/100C/Reverse/speed 1
Remove measuring cup and place steamer basket on top of hole.
If barley isn't cooked add a few minute until done.