Turkey-Barley Soup Recipe

Step 1

Combine all the ingredients in soup pot or slow cooker. Cook over low heat in the slow cooker for 6 hours or simmer on the stove for 1 hour, or until the carrots are tender and the barley is soft.

1/6 recipe - 181 calories, 1 lean meat, 1 bread, 2 vegetable exchanges 30 grams carbohydrate, 11 grams protein, 2 grams fat, 44 mg sodium, 320 mg potassium, 18 mg cholesterol.

Source: Am. Diabetes Assoc. Holiday Cookbook by Betty Wedman 1986 Shared but not tested by Elizabeth Rodier, Nov. 93

Long-grain rice has slightly less carbohydrates and calories per cup than barley if you wish to substitute.

Things You'll Need

  • 6c Turkey or chicken broth
  • 1c Diced cooked turkey
  • 1c Pearl barley
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 2 Celery stalks, chopped
  • 3 Carrots, sliced
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1ts Dry thyme
  • 1/4ts Dried marjoram
  • 1/4ts Ground black pepper
  • 2tb Chop.fresh parsley (2ts.dry)

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