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Herbed Barley Scotch Broth
Courtesy of National Barley Foods Council
Prep Time: 15 Min.
Cook Time: 75 Min.
What you need:
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+ 2 leeks (white part only), thinly sliced
+ 2 cloves garlic, chopped
+ 2 lg. carrots, thinly sliced
+ 1 fennel bulb, quartered and thinly sliced
+ 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
+ 1/2 lb. boneless lean lamb, cut into 1 in. cubes
+ 6 c. fat-free chicken broth
+ 1/2 c. pearl barley
+ 1 tsp. salt
+ 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
+ 6 sprigs thyme
+ 4 sprigs Italian parsley
+ 1 sprig rosemary
What to do:
1. Spray large pot with non-stick cooking spray. Add leeks, garlic,
carrots, fennel and celery. Sauté over med.-high heat for 5 to 6 min., stirring until browned. Remove vegetables from pan and set aside.
2. Add lamb to pan; brown, stirring occasionally. Return vegetables to pan. Add broth, barley, salt, pepper and herb bundle. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hr. Remove herb bundle and serve in soup bowls.
Recipe courtesy of National Barley Foods Council
Calories: 156; Total Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 15mg; Total Carbs: 18g; Fiber: 4g; Protein: 11g; Sodium: 464mg;