CASEY TERRELL'S CHICKEN-BARLEY-VEGETABLE SOUP

 

  • Cooking Time: 5 - 6 hours low crockpot
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 20 - 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 48oz chicken broth
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 small chicken breasts (about 12oz)
  • 3/4 cup regular barley (not quick-cooking)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cups chopped kale
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/2″ cubes
  • 1 large regular potato, peeled and cut into 1/2″ cubes (I used Yukon Gold)
  • 3 carrots, peeled and sliced

Directions

  • Add chicken broth, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and bay leaves into the crock pot then stir to combine.
  • Layer in chicken, barley, onions, kale, potatoes, and carrots.
  • Do not stir.
  • Press veggies down to cover with chicken broth then cook on low for 5-6 hours or until barley is tender.
  • Remove bay leaves then discard. Remove chicken breasts, shred, then return to the soup and stir to combine.

Notes

Categories: Misc. Soup/Stew 

Author Credit: Kristin

Website Credit: http://iowagirleats.com/2013/02/21/crock-pot-chicken-barley-vegetable-stew/

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