Chicken Barley Dinner

A warm and hearty dinner can be ready in an hour’s time! Try this chicken and barley dish with a mixture of vegetables.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 5

Ingredients

3
boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
2
medium onions, chopped (1 cup)
1/2
cup chopped celery
1
(14 1/2-oz.) can ready-to-serve fat-free chicken broth with 1/3 less sodium
1
(10 3/4-oz.) can condensed 98% fat-free cream of chicken soup with 30% less sodium
1/2
cup water
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
Dash pepper
3
cups frozen mixed vegetables
1 1/2
cups uncooked quick-cooking barley
  • 1 Spray nonstick Dutch oven or large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook and stir 3 minutes or until no longer pink.
  • 2 Add onions and celery; cover and cook 3 minutes or until celery is tender.
  • 3 Stir in broth, soup, water, thyme and pepper until well mixed. Stir in frozen vegetables and barley. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 12 to 18 minutes or until barley is tender.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    370
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    590mg
    590%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    58g
    58%
    (Dietary Fiber
    9g
    9%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    35%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    3 1/2 Starch; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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