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Barley Lentil Soup

A hearty vegetarian soup

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Nutrition Information
Calories: 191
Total Fat: 1.4g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 9mg
Sodium: 143mg
Carbohydrates: 33g
Dietary Fiber: 12g
Sugars: 5g
Protein: 12g
Vitamin A: 2112.1iu (42%)
Vitamin C: 6.9mg (11%)
Calcium: 56mg (5%)
Iron: 3.4mg (18%)

Yield: Yield 8 servings. 1-1/4 cups per serving.


Soup is a wonderful way to enjoy barley, a high-fiber grain. This soup is delicious for lunch or dinner.

  • 1 cup sliced onion
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 3 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup lentils
  • ⅔ cup barley
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • Black pepper to taste


  1. Spray a large pot generously with nonstick spray and heat over medium-high heat
  2. Add onion and garlic and sauté until golden, about 5 minutes
  3. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil over medium-high heat
  4. Reduce heat and simmer. until barley and lentils are tender, about 1 hour
  5. Spoon into soup bowls

Recipe edited by Terry Grieco Kenny for DietsInReview.com

Total Preparation & Cooking Time: 100 min. (10 Prep, 90 Cook)

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