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!

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.

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

Barley-Vegetable Chicken Soup

Diabetic Living

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

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 Vegetable Soup

Diabetic Living

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

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.

Take Comfort in Lentil Soup

Quick cooking and packed with protein, lentils make one of the easiest, tastiest low-fat soups around. Their nutty flavor and firm texture give a soup body and make them a trusted partner for vegetables like tomatoes, carrots, and celery. Lentil soup is a winter staple, and we've got some ideas for you to cook it up in its classic form and to see it in a whole new light.

Roasted Garlic: Cook Once, Eat Twice

One of my favorite ways to cook garlic is simply to roast it until it becomes soft and spreadable. I cut about a quarter inch off the top of the head, place it on a baking dish, drizzle it with olive oil, and cover it with foil. Pop it in a 400-degree oven for about 35 minutes and you have an effortless beginning to any meal.

Get Souper-Charged with 10 Slow-Cooker Soups

If you're looking for a way to get tons of nutrition in a meal packed with flavor, soup is your answer. While it's true that it's pretty convenient to open a can of soup, heat it, and serve, the difference between that canned soup and homemade soup made with fresh stock is dramatic. And when you have a crockpot or slow cooker, it's never been easier.

How to Make Sweet and Spicy Chicken Thighs

This fun and flavorful sweet and spicy chicken thigh dish is a nutritious dinner for the family. It is wonderfully served with barley and peas and will make for a truly delicious dinner.

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.

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup Recipe: Dinner for $10

What's not to love about this slow cooker split pea soup recipe? It takes just 15 minutes to prepare, and it cooks on the low-heat setting of your slow cooker for 8 to 10 hours, making it the perfect recipe to throw together before you leave for work in the morning. And when you get home?

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