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Southwestern Three-Bean & Barley Soup

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From EatingWell:  November/December 2010

Serve this zesty bean and barley soup garnished with chopped fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lime, if desired.

6 servings, about 1 1/3 cups each | Active Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 2 1/4 hours

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, celery and carrot and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Add water, broth, barley, black beans, great northern beans, kidney beans, chili powder, cumin and oregano. Bring to a lively simmer over high heat. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until the beans are tender, 1 3/4 to 2 1/2 hours (adding more water, 1/2 cup at a time, if necessary or desired). Season with salt.

Nutrition

Per serving : 205 Calories; 3 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 2 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 35 g Carbohydrates; 11 g Protein; 10 g Fiber; 705 mg Sodium; 601 mg Potassium

1 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat

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