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Homestyle Chicken Barley Soup

Very tasty. It doesn't say in the recipe but you should always season (S&P). I also added chopped scallions & fines herbes at the end of the cooking. Very nice, I will make it again.

 

Homestyle Chicken Barley Soup

 

1 Tbs vegetable oil

1 cup onion, chopped

1 cup carrots, chopped

1 cup celery, sliced

4- 1/4 cups water

2 cups chicken stock

1/2 cup pearled barley

1/2 lb cooked chicken

 

Heat oil in a heavy saucepan or Dutch oven over medium heat. Sauté next 3 ingredients 4-5 minutes until onion is tender. Add remaining ingredients, except chicken. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 40 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add cooked chicken and continue to simmer 5-10 minutes or until chicken is heated through and barley is tender.

 

Servings: 8

 

Source: chefs.com

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Taken on May 4, 2006