Spinach and Barley Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by david4599

Makes 6 servings



Hearty vegetarian soup. Serve with a good whole grain bread to make a nice meal.

Recipe Ingredients for Spinach and Barley Soup

1 cup uncooked pearl barley
3 cups water
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 cup chopped yellow onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
3/4 cup mushrooms
1 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
2 tablespoons white wine
15 1/2 ounce white beans, drained and rinsed
14 1/2 ounce diced tomatoes, drained
2 cups fresh spinach
1 pinch red pepper flakes

Recipe Directions for Spinach and Barley Soup

  1. Bring the barley and water to a boil in a pot. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 30 minutes, or until tender.

  2. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat, and cook the onion and garlic until tender. Season with rosemary. Mix the mushrooms, yellow bell pepper, and wine into the pot, and cook 5 minutes. Stir in the cooked barley, beans, tomatoes, and spinach. Season with red pepper flakes. Continue cooking 10 minutes, or until spinach is wilted.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 353.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
403
Calories from Fat
19
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.1g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
32mg
1%
Potassium
1726mg
49%
Total Carbohydrates
76.6g
26%
Dietary Fiber
18.2g
73%
Sugars
5.3g
Protein
22.0g
Vitamin A 40% Vitamin C 55%
Calcium 22% Iron 51%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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