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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 150.8
  • Total Fat: 0.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.5 mg
  • Sodium: 962.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 13.8 g

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Chicken and Barley Soup

Submitted by: BTVMADS

Introduction

Replacing noodles with barely makes this wholesome soup a little lighter in carbs and higher in fiber. Replacing noodles with barely makes this wholesome soup a little lighter in carbs and higher in fiber.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 carrots, diced
    1 celery stalk, diced
    1 medium-small onion, diced
    2 tsp. minced garlic
    1/2 tsp. each dried basil and oregano
    1/2 tsp. paprika
    6 cups chicken broth
    5 ounces cooked diced chicken breast
    3/4 cup uncooked barley
    1 tsp. canola oil

Directions

In a large dutch oven, sweat the vegetables and garlic in the oil for a few minutes, until the garlic is fragrant and golden and the onions are translucent.

Add the herbs and paprika, saute another 30 seconds, then add the chicken broth and barley. Cover. Bring the broth to a boil, then simmer for 15 minutes.

Add the chicken and simmer 10 minutes more, or until the barley is fully cooked.

Garnish with a little extra paprika and a splash of lemon juice, if desired.

Makes 4, 1 1/2 - 2 cup servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BTVMADS.






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