Barley Pozole

Barley is a whole grain that is a good source of fiber and iron. It has a sweeter flavor than rice and helps thicken up soups and stews.

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Serves8 (1 cup each)
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  1. In a large stockpot, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion, carrots, celery, and zucchini and sauté for about 10 minutes, or until the vegetables are soft.
  3. Add the chicken and sauté for about 10 minutes, or until light brown and cooked through.
  4. Add the chicken broth, barley, hominy, and oregano, and simmer for about 30 minutes, or until the barley is soft. If the soup is too thick or there isn't enough liquid, add 1 more cup of water or chicken broth.
  5. To serve, ladle soup into bowls. Place the garnishes on table. Squeeze the juice from one lime wedge into each soup bowl.

Recipe Tips

Use any type of chicken or turkey in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Barley Pozole
Amount Per Serving (1 cup eachg)
Calories 261 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 331mg 14%
Potassium 638mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 3g
Protein 25g 50%
Vitamin A 45%
Vitamin C 26%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium 4%
Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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