Chicken and Barley Soup
This weeks recipe of the week is a delicious warming soup combining whole barley with chicken and vegetables. Enjoy!
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 large red onion, chopped
1 leek, thinly sliced
1 clove of garlic, minced
8 cups of chicken or vegetable stock
1 1/2 cups of chopped carrots
3 stalks of celery, chopped
1 tin of diced tomatoes or 3 large red tomatoes peeled and chopped
3/4 cup pearl barley, washed and rinsed
2 1/2 cups cooked chicken breast fillets, chopped
2 bay leaves
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano blend
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
pinch of chilli flakes (optional)
3 tablespoons of freshly chopped parsley
- Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a large soup pot. Add the onion, leek and garlic and cook until softened. Add the remaining ingredients except for the fresh parsley.
- Bring all the ingredients to the boil and let simmer for about an hour (uncovered) or until the barley is tender.
- Discard the bay leaves, add in the fresh parsley and serve hot. Enjoy.
Dairy Free | Refined Sugar Free