Recipe by stoudts
"I got this recipe from my mother; it's a hearty soup, perfect for a crisp fall day. The sweet potato and barley combine for a unique chicken soup that is always a crowd-pleaser! (Also a great way to use chicken leftovers.)"
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Spanish onion, diced
2 1/2 quarts
diced cooked chicken breast
1 1/4 cups
sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
chopped fresh dill
salt and ground black pepper to taste
We loved this! I had two chicken carcasses from last night and some sweet potatoes that needed to be used up, so I searched for chicken soup recipes with sweet potatoes and this was the best looking one. (Healthiest looking one, I mean.) I saved it!
I so enjoyed discovering and making your mother's soup. Thanks for sharing. Used the leftovers of a rotisserie chicken to make broth and for the meat. I didn't have parsnips, and only 2 sweet potatoes, but it worked wonderfully. I added a little curry which went very well with the sweet-salty theme. Used a potato masher to break up the sweet potatoes a little at the end. Very flavorful and satisfying! Will make again!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chicken Barley Soup with Sweet Potato
Serving Size: 1/16 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 240
** Calories from Fat: 31
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