Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Delicious comfort food full of vitamins and high in protein and fiber!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large stock pot mix chicken broth and water and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to med.and add all the spices except for the sugar.
  3. Next add the raw diced chicken and cook chicken till tender.
  4. When chicken is tender, remove it from the broth and set aside.
  5. To the broth add the raw potatoes, carrots, onions and the celery; cook till tender.
  6. Next add the tomato sauce , paste, Tabasco and the sugar to the soup and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile drain all the canned vegetables and lightly rinse off any extra juices or starch in a colander or strainer. Set drained vegetables aside.
  8. Next add the Instant barley, all diced tomatoes, the drained beans and mixed vegetables to the soup.
  9. Continue to cook the soup for a 1/2 hour or so on low to medium heat and then, add the cooked diced chicken back to the pot.
  10. Cook for another 1/2 hour and serve.
  11. I serve this delicious soup with crackers, cornbread or muffins, or sometimes we have a grilled cheese sandwich with it. Enjoy.