Chicken and Barley Stew

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Chicken and Barley Stew


Quantity Ingredients
1 cup uncooked quick-cooking barley
3 (14-ounce) cans fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 tbsp olive oil
1 3/4 cups chopped onion
1 (10-ounce) package frozen mixed vegetables
1 cup chopped cooked chicken
1/4 tsp each salt, black pepper and dried thyme


Bring barley and broth to a boil in a large saucepan. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. While barley cooks, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 3 minutes. Add mixed vegetables; sauté 2 minutes. Add vegetable mixture, chicken, salt, thyme, and pepper to barley mixture; simmer 4 minutes.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: about 1 3/4 cups)

CALORIES 356(19% from fat); FAT 7.5g (sat 1.5g,mono 1.9g,poly 3.3g); PROTEIN 22.7g; CHOLESTEROL 31mg; CALCIUM 54mg; SODIUM 763mg; FIBER 12.1g; IRON 3.1mg; CARBOHYDRATE 50.7g