Tomato Spinach Barley Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 180.2
  • Total Fat: 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.3 mg
  • Sodium: 1,236.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.4 g
  • Protein: 11.6 g

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A light but filling creamy tomato soup with spinach and barley A light but filling creamy tomato soup with spinach and barley
Number of Servings: 6


    Onions, raw, 1 cup, chopped
    Carrots, raw, .5 cup, chopped
    Celery, raw, .5 cup, diced
    Garlic, 2 cloves minced
    Olive Oil, 1 tbsp
    Canned Tomatoes, 3 cup
    Tomatoe Paste, 1 (6 oz) can
    Chicken Broth, 3 cups
    2 tbsp dried basil
    Fresh ground pepper
    1/4 cup sugar (optional)
    Barley, pearled, cooked, 1 cup
    Spinach, fresh, 1 package (10 oz) frozen -thawed and squeezed dry or one large bunch fresh, washes and chopped
    Milk, 1%, 1 cup


Saute onion, carrot, celery and garlic in olive oil 5 minutes or until tender. Add tomotoes, paste, broth and basil. Add pepper. Bring to boil. Partially cover and simmer for 30 minutes.

In batches puree soup in blender and return to pot. Add barley and spinach. Simmer until spinach wilts. You can add the sugar if you wish as it cuts the acidity and adds a nice sweetness. Reduce heat and add milk, heat through. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LROD1999.

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  • Loved this recipe. Followed it very closely and the results turned out very good, though it was a bit time consuming. I used fresh baby spinach instead of frozen and also added the (optional) sugar. - 1/4/10

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  • This sounds Good. I plan on making it soon. Thanks for sharing the recipe ! - 7/24/08

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