Diabetic Dish of the Week – Chicken Barley Soup

February 2, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Side Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is a Chicken Barley Soup. To make this week’s recipe some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Olive Oil, Onion, Carrots, Mushrooms, Spices, Quick-Cooking Barley, Fat Free Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth, Cooked Chicken and more! The Soup is 102 calories and 13 net carbs per serving. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Chicken Barley Soup
Getting tired of the same old chicken-soup-from-a-can routine this cold and flu season? You’ll love this quick and easy homemade version, chock-full of hearty and nourishing ingredients!

Ingredients
1 teaspoon olive oil
3/4 cup chopped onion
3/4 cup chopped carrot
3/4 cup chopped celery
1 package (8 ounces) sliced mushrooms
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup uncooked quick-cooking barley
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
4 cups fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 cup chopped cooked chicken
1 bay leaf
Juice of 1 lemon
Parsley (optional)

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1 cup

1. Place oil in Dutch oven. Add onion, carrot, celery, mushrooms and garlic. Cook over medium-high heat 5 minutes.

2. Add pepper, barley, thyme, broth, chicken and bay leaf. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer 25 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.

3. Remove and discard bay leaf. Stir in lemon juice and sprinkle with parsley, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 102 calories, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Protein: 9 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 13 mg, Sodium: 307 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/soups-stews/chicken-barley-soup/

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