Rating: 4.17 stars
12 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1

Nice, filling soup.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
35 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook onion, bell pepper, and garlic in hot oil until softened, about 5 minutes.

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  • Pour chicken broth over onion mixture; bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium low.

  • Stir mixed greens, corn, pearl barley, cremini mushrooms, and carrot through the simmering stock.

  • Cook until barley is tender, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

277 calories; protein 6.6g; carbohydrates 57.2g; fat 3.8g; cholesterol 0.5mg; sodium 488.3mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (7)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
11/09/2012
Quite easy to throw together and adjust if you don't have something. I used a yellow bell pepper (what I had) and a different kind of mushroom but it was still very good. It may need more salt or other seasonings depending on your preference. It filled me up! Read More
(6)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
11/25/2019
This is a good base but is very bland if made as is. I added tomatoes just because I like them and lots of celery salt garlic salt pepper cumin because it needed flavor! It s a quick recipe And out great after doctoring a bit. Read More
12 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
11/09/2012
Quite easy to throw together and adjust if you don't have something. I used a yellow bell pepper (what I had) and a different kind of mushroom but it was still very good. It may need more salt or other seasonings depending on your preference. It filled me up! Read More
(6)
Rating: 4 stars
12/01/2015
Very good base recipe for barley soup, doubled the recipe and it was gone in 2 days Read More
(1)
Rating: 4 stars
08/12/2013
Excellent! I made some small changed: added cubed beef and replaced the chicken stock by beef stock. Also added some fresh sage and thyme. Great turnout. Read More
(1)
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Rating: 5 stars
02/17/2015
Was skeptical at first by the lack of spices but this soup was soooooo good. I had 3 bowls!!! I added crumbled sausage just because it sounded good. It would have been fine with out it. Thanks for the great recipe. Read More
Rating: 3 stars
11/25/2019
This is a good base but is very bland if made as is. I added tomatoes just because I like them and lots of celery salt garlic salt pepper cumin because it needed flavor! It s a quick recipe And out great after doctoring a bit. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
07/21/2020
Added 2 stalks of celery Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
06/22/2016
Bland Read More