Soup La Angelena


An excellent soup with no cholesterol and very low in fat. This recipe makes a lot so you can cut it in half or try freezing. This soup freezes so well you can not tell the difference between fresh or frozen

16 servings


  • 12 cups water

  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and quartered

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes, mashed

  • ¼ cup pearl barley

  • ¼ cup uncooked white rice

  • 2 tablespoons margarine

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 large carrot, diced

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 large stalk celery, with leaves, finely chopped

  • ½ cup fresh green beans, cut into 1/2 inch pieces

  • 1 large potato, peeled and diced

  • ½ cup frozen petite peas, thawed

  • ½ cup broccoli florets

  • ¼ cup barley flakes


  1. In a large stock pot, add water and 2 large potatoes, peeled and quartered. Bring to boil, then add mashed tomatoes. Cook for 10 minutes, add barley and rice and cook until potatoes are tender.

  2. Remove potatoes and mash together with margarine, set aside.

  3. Add salt, pepper, carrots and beans and cook for 10 minutes or until carrots are tender.

  4. Add onions, cubed potatoes, celery, peas and broccoli and cook for 5 minutes.

  5. Add the mashed potatoes and stir. Add barley flakes and cook for an additional 5 minutes and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

109 Calories
2g Fat
22g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 109
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 100mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 21mg 103%
Calcium 25mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 412mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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