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Protein Rich: Roast Chicken And Barley Soup

Meet your gains with this soup.

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Protein Rich: Roast Chicken And Barley Soup
Calories 516
Protein 49g
Fat 15g
Carbs 43g

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Roast Chicken And Barley Soup Servings: 4
You'll need
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup finely diced white onions
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1 large garlic clove, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (14 1/2 oz) can chopped tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup barley
  • 1 medium roasted chicken, shredded
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • Zest 1/2 lemon
Directions 
1. Preheat a large soup pot on medium heat for 1 minute. Add oil and sauté onions and celery for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Do not brown.
2. Add garlic, mushrooms, and bay leaves and continue to sauté for an additional 3 minutes. Add broth and tomatoes. Stir and bring to a boil.
3. Once boiling, reduce to a simmer and partially cover with lid. Cook for 15 minutes.
4. Add barley and cook for 20 minutes.
5. Add chicken and continue to simmer for another 15 minutes.
6. Add parsley and lemon zest.
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