Chicken Barley Soup

When you make chicken barley soup, look for medium- or coarse- grind pearl barley to make a thicker, heartier broth. On the stovetop or in the slow cooker, chicken barley soup comes together fast. Make a double batch to last throughout the week.

See Popular Chicken Barley Soup Recipes

Slow Cooker Chicken-Barley Stew

Betty Crocker

Try this chicken barley stew recipe made with Progresso® chicken broth from Betty Crocker.

Total: 8 hrs 30 mins

Chicken, Lentil and Barley Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

The lentils and barley give this pleasing poultry soup an earthy, down-home flavor.

Barley-Vegetable Chicken Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Soul-soothing and simple, this colorful chicken-vegetable soup is low in calories and blessed with barley's whole-grain goodness. To make easy work of snipping fresh parsley, just place the herb in a small cup, snip away with kitchen shears, and pour. No cutting board to clean!

Healthy Grilled Chicken Barley Wraps

These quick and easy lettuce wraps have the veggie crunch of a salad, but with added grains and protein to keep you satisfied until dinner.

Chicken Soup with Lentils and Barley

Midwest Living

The lentils and barley add down-home flavor and hearty texture to this satisfying and healthy chicken soup.

Barley-Vegetable Chicken Soup

Diabetic Living

This chicken soup recipe is made with healthy whole grain barley instead of white noodles or rice.

Spring Chicken & Barley Soup


You might think of barley as an addition to hearty, wintery soups, such as mushroom-barley or beef-barley soup, but it also works well in lighter soups like this one with chicken, asparagus and peas.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Healthy Comfort Food: Meatball and Barley Soup

Try a bowl of this healthy and quick comfort food, made with whole grains and flavorful pork meatballs, for dinner tonight.

Comforting Beef and Barley Soup: It Just Tastes Indulgent

With Christmas right around the corner, I think it's safe to say we're in the thick of the holiday season. From parties with buffets of seasonal cakes and cookies, to the urge to curl up with a hearty, comforting meal every night, the chilly winter season that's now upon us is full of temptation and opportunities to indulge. While I'm not sure how successful I'll be at turning down those adorable (and delicious!)

Chicken, Barley, and Leek Stew

Diabetic Living

Leeks and carrots add a fresh-from-the-garden note to chewy barley and tender chicken in this satisfying main dish stew recipe.

Chicken Vegetable Soup

Diabetic Living

The barley adds texture, flavor, and a healthy dose of fiber to this heart healthy main dish soup recipe.

How to Make Chicken Soup

Soup for supper can be a weekday lifesaver. It's hot and delicious, not to mention quick. But the convenience of canned soup comes with a price in the form of added sodium that makes for a not-so-balanced meal. When you know how to make chicken soup at home, it's easier to control how much sodium goes into your supper. Plus fresh vegetables make for a more flavorful combination than you'll get from a can.

Our Best Chicken Soup Recipes

Our best chicken soup recipes are gathered into one delicious collection. With or without noodles, these chicken soups are guaranteed to warm on the coldest of days.

Hearty Healing Chicken Soup: Leftover Logic

My mother would always make chicken soup when we were sick -- "Jewish Penicillin," she called it, certain of its healthful properties to get us through the winter months. While science hasn't proclaimed homemade chicken soup to be the definitive cure for the common cold -- yet! -- this home-spun remedy will at least make you feel better.

How to Make Chicken Noodle Soup

Is chicken noodle soup really a cure-all? The jury is out on that, but what we do know is that it's absolutely delicious. Learn how to make chicken noodle soup, and you've mastered a classic.

Super Simple Slow Cooker: Chicken Tortilla Soup

This slow cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup is easy to make, simple to customize for your family, and makes for a perfect weeknight meal.

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