Chicken Barley and Spinach Soup

October 01, 2021

Chicken Barley and Spinach Soup

- 1 large chicken breast with bone

- 2 large carrots- peeled and cut 

- 2 large celery stalks- trimmed and cut

- 1 large onion- peeled and diced 

- 1 large leek- wash well and cut white and light green parts only

- 3 cups of cooked barley

- 4 cups of fresh spinach- chopped

- 1/2 cup of fresh dill or parsley

- Kosher salt to taste

In a stock pot- place chicken breast and cover with cold water and salt.  Cook on low/medium until chicken is cooked. Remove and place chicken breast aside. Strain broth. Add strained broth to stock pot with carrots, onion, celery and leeks. Cook for about 15- 20 minutes until vegetables are tender. Remove chicken breast from bone and cut into pieces. Add to soup. Add spinach and stir about 2 minutes. Add cooked barley, herbs and season to taste. Enjoy


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