Chicken Black Bean and Barley Soup

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READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by dicentra

From 365 Ways to Cook Chicken. Most of the prep time is just letting the pan sit.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, cover beans with water. Bring to a boil and cook 3 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat, cover and let stand 1 hour.
  3. Return pan to medium heat and add chicken, onion and celery. Cook 1 hour.
  4. Remove chicken. Add barley; season with pepper, mustard and cayenne.
  5. Cook 30 minutes, until beans and barley are tender.
  6. Remove chicken from bones and shred meat. Return meat to soup.

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