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Broccoli Barley Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Broccoli Barley Soup recipe? Learn how to make Broccoli Barley Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by heatheredrose

Makes 8 servings



The addition of barley makes this both a flavorful and hearty broccoli soup

Recipe Ingredients for Broccoli Barley Soup

2 medium onions, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
4 ounces sliced fresh mushrooms
3 tablespoons Country Crock Light spread
3 cups chicken broth
3 cups vegetable broth
3/4 cup uncooked pearl barley
1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
1 pound fresh broccoli, cut into florets
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 cup cold water
2 cups half-and-half cream
1 pinch of salt
1 pinch of pepper
1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Broccoli Barley Soup

  1. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, saute the first three ingredients in butter until tender. Add the chicken and vegetable broths, barley and rosemary. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until barley is tender. Add broccoli; cover and cook for 10 minutes or until broccoli is tender.

  2. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; stir into the soup. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; stir in the cream, salt and pepper (do not boil). Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 373.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
237
Calories from Fat
95
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.6g
16%
Saturated Fat
5.4g
27%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
23mg
8%
Sodium
681mg
28%
Potassium
555mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
26.8g
9%
Dietary Fiber
5.1g
20%
Sugars
3.1g
Protein
9.9g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 89%
Calcium 12% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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