Chicken, Barley, and Bow Tie Soup

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Audrey M

A quick and easy soup to make.

Top Review by ratherbeswimmin

This was a nice, tasty low-calorie soup. I brought this to work for my lunch and it was filling but not heavy. Husband liked it, too. I doubled the basil because we realllly like that. I eat a lot of soup in the winter and this one was no trouble to make and I bet it'll freeze well. Thanks Audrey.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the first 5 ingredients in a large pot filled with the water and broth.
  2. Bring the water and broth to a boil, and add the barley.
  3. Reduce the heat, cover, and cook until the chicken and barley are done, about 30 minutes.
  4. Season with the salt and pepper and add the basil.
  5. Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to package directions, omitting oil and salt.
  6. Drain.
  7. Add the pasta to the chicken soup, and remove the bay leaf.

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