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Barley & Lentil Soup

"Recipe source: Bon Appetit (February 2005)"

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Prep Time: 25m

Cook Time: 60m

   

Servings: 6  

 
 
  • 5.0000

A wonderful soup for Autumn! I did add a hot pepper, and chard from our garden. Love that it is a complete protein without the meat! Will be made again! Thanks for sharing another of your wonderful recipes Ellie! Made for Pick Me! Tag Game..

  Ingredients
 
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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups yellow onions
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons cumin, ground
  • 10 cups chicken broth (or vegetable broth)
  • 2/3 cup pearl barley
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounce) tomatoes (diced)
  • 2/3 cup lentils (dried)
  • 4 cups Swiss chard, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons dill, chopped
 

What You Will Need



No special items needed.
  How to Make
 
 

Step 1

In a large pot over medium high heat heat the oil; stir in onions and carrots and saute until onions are golden brown (10 minutes). Stir in garlic and cook stirring another minute. Stir in cumin; stir for about another 30 seconds.

Step 2

Stir the broth and barley and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; partially cover and simmer 25 minutes.

Step 3

Stir in tomatoes and lentils; cover and simmer until barley and lentils are tender (30 minutes).

Step 4

Stir in chard; cover and simmer until the chard is tender (5 minutes).

Step 5

Stir in dill.

Step 6

Season with salt and pepper.

Step 7

If needed you can thin soup with more broth.

  Nutritional Facts
 
 
  • Serving Size: 1 (588.1 g)
  • Calories 229.7
  • Total Fat - 3.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 1629.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 40.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 10.1 g
  • Sugars - 6.9 g
  • Protein - 10 g
  • Calcium - 113.6 mg
  • Iron - 4.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 23.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg
  Reviews
 
 
1 review

A wonderful soup for Autumn! I did add a hot pepper, and chard from our garden. Love that it is a complete protein without the meat! Will be made again! Thanks for sharing another of your wonderful recipes Ellie! Made for Pick Me! Tag Game.

 

Review by Luvcookn