Vegetable Barley Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 124.8
  • Total Fat: 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.2 mg
  • Sodium: 1,097.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 5.2 g

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A touch of of bacon and balsamic vinegar make this soup a family favorite. A touch of of bacon and balsamic vinegar make this soup a family favorite.
Number of Servings: 8


    3 carrots, chopped
    3 celery stalks, chopped
    1 onion, diced
    2 cloves garlic, finely chopped or pressed

    4 T Chicken soup base (like chicken bullion)
    4 T bacon bits

    8 C Water
    14 oz can Stewed Tomatoes
    1/4 C Catsup
    4 oz tiny Spinach pasta shells
    1/2 C Pearled Barley, uncooked

    3 T Balsamic Vinegar


Sautee the chopped vegetables and garlic in a few teaspoons of water until tender.

Add the bacon and soup base and stir.
Add 8 cups water, stewed tomatoes, and catsup.
Bring to boil. Add pearl barley.

Cook, uncovered 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add uncooked pasta. Cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, for an additional 20 minutes.

Just before serving, stir in the balsamic vinegar.

Make 8 generous servings.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JDO0OLEY.

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