Chicken and Barley Soup

Dinner ready in 35 minutes. Try this easy barley soup made with chicken and vegetables – a perfect hearty meal.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6

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)
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    180
    (
    Calories from Fat
    40),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4 1/2g
    4 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    1000mg
    1000%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    19g
    19%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    80%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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