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Tomato and Basil Barley Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Tomato and Basil barley soup recipe? Learn how to make Tomato and Basil barley soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by gingerpink

Makes 12 servings



tomatoes fresh basil barley light but healthy soup low in salt

Recipe Ingredients for Tomato and Basil barley soup

3 cloves garlic
1 1/2 c fresh basil
2 tbsp olive oil
7 cups crushed tomatoes
1 onion
1 tbsp parsley
1 tbsp cilantro
2 c chicken broth
1/2 c celery
1/2 c cream
1 c barley

Recipe Directions for Tomato and Basil barley soup

combine garlic, basil, and olive oil in a blender or food processor...save a little of fresh basil for garnish...saute onions, celery then add (crushed) tomatoes and cook for about 1/2 hour....add barley...let cook for another 5 minutes and then add the low salt broth and cream....cook for about 10 more minutes or so....add salt and pepper if wanted....serve hot or cold....sprinkle chopped basil on top and if eating hot can add some parmesan cheese....
Categories

Tomatoes, Soup, Italian, Hanukkah, St. Patrick's Day, Super Bowl, Thanksgiving, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 224.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
152
Calories from Fat
31
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.4g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
417mg
17%
Potassium
148mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
24.8g
8%
Dietary Fiber
7.6g
30%
Sugars
9.1g
Protein
6.6g
Vitamin A 34% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 9% Iron 16%
* 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 low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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