Barley and Lentil Soup with Swiss Chard

Barley And Lentil Soup With Swiss Chard

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Vickie Parks

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@Northwestgal

A delicious soup recipe with barley, lentils, and Swiss chard.

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Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped carrots
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 10 c
    low-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth,
  • 2/3 c
    pearl barley
  • 14 1/2 oz
    can diced tomatoes (do not drain)
  • 2/3 c
    dried lentils
  • 4 c
    (packed) swiss chard, coarsely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh dill, chopped
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste

How to Make Barley and Lentil Soup with Swiss Chard

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oil in heavy large nonreactive pot over medium-high heat. Add onions and carrots; sauté until onions are golden brown, about 10 minutes. Add garlic and stir 1 minute. Mix in cumin; stir 30 seconds. Add 10 cups broth and barley; bring to boil. Reduce heat; partially cover and simmer 25 minutes. Stir in tomatoes with juice and lentils; cover and simmer until barley and lentils are tender, about 30 minutes.
  2. Add chard to soup; cover and simmer until chard is tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in dill. Season soup with salt and pepper. Thin with more broth, if desired.

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About Barley and Lentil Soup with Swiss Chard

Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Canadian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy



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