How to Make It
Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrot, celery, and garlic; sauté 5 minutes. Add barley and sausage; sauté 4 minutes. Add beans, water, pepper, broth, and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 45 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in hot sauce.