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Chicken and Barley Soup

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 35 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Dinner ready in 35 minutes. Try this easy barley soup made with chicken and vegetables – a perfect hearty meal.

Ingredients

1
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ chicken broth (4 cups)
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
2
medium carrots, sliced (1 cup)
2
medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms (about 3 oz)
1/3
cup uncooked quick-cooking barley
1
teaspoon dried minced onion
2
cups chopped deli rotisserie chicken (from 2- to 2 1/2-lb chicken)

Steps

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, mix all ingredients except chicken. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Cover; simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until barley is tender.
  • 2 Add chicken. Cover; cook about 3 minutes or until chicken is hot.
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, mix all ingredients except chicken. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Cover; simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until barley is tender.
  • 2 Add chicken. Cover; cook about 3 minutes or until chicken is hot.

Expert Tips

Add 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves to the soup for a savory flavor.

Be sure to use quick-cooking barley because the regular type needs to cook longer than this recipe allows.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
1000mg
42%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4g
14%
Sugars
3g
3%
Protein
19g
19%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%
80%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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