Chicken Barley Soup

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

55 min

Makes

4 servings

Chicken Barley Soup

Hearty chicken barley soup is easy to make and super satisfying.


Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 1 227-g pkg button mushrooms , sliced
  • 2 carrots , peeled and diced
  • 1/2 900-g bag baby potatoes , cut into small pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 900-mL carton vegetable broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup pearl barley , rinsed under cold water
  • 2 skinless boneless chicken breasts , cut into small cubes
  • 1 cup frozen green peas

Instructions

  • Heat a large pot over medium. Add oil, then onion. Cook until onion starts to soften, about 3 min.
  • Add mushrooms, carrots, potatoes and garlic. Cook until mushrooms soften, about 3 min. Add broth, water and barley. Boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, until barley is tender, about 25 min. Stir in chicken and peas until chicken is cooked through, about 10 min.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 383,
  • Protein
  • 31 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 56 g,
  • Fat
  • 6 g,
  • Fibre
  • 7 g,
  • Sodium
  • 832 mg.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent September 2015 issue, this recipe has a triple-tested guarantee from the Chatelaine Kitchen. Photo by Roberto Caruso