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Old 10-29-2013, 09:17 PM
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Southwestern Barley Soup

This recipe was originally posted By Kell in Oct., 2013 What's for Dinner Thread.

Southwestern Barley Soup

1/2 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon Olive Oil
3 cups water
1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
1/2 cup medium pearl barley
1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, undrained
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground cumin
3 cups cubed cooked chicken
In a Dutch oven, saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add the water, corn, beans, tomato sauce, tomatoes, broth, barley, chilies, chili powder and cumin. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer after 45 minutes.
Stir in chicken; cook, uncovered, 15 minutes longer or until chicken is heated through and barley is tender. Yield: 12 servings (3 quarts).

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