4 cups roasted vegetables
1 cup bouillon or white wine
2 cups canned tomato sauce or crushed tomatoes
1 teaspoon oregano
1 clove garlic, minced
pinch cayenne or Tabasco sauce, to taste
1 16-ounce can small white beans, drained
2 6-ounce cans chopped clams, undrained (optional)
1/2 cup chopped Italian (flat) parsley
Cooked barley or other whole grains of your choice

Combine all ingredients except the parsley in a large pot. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer 5-10 minutes to let the flavors blend. Stir in the parsley and serve over cooked whole grains.

6-8 servings