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Souper Surprise Barley Soup

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Ingredients
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Pearled barley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Beef bouillon cubes 3
  Asparagus/Broccoli pieces fresh / frozen, cooked and drained 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Low fat milk 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  American cheese slices 5
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bacon slices 4 , cooked crisp and crumbled
Directions

In large saucepan, combine water, barley and bouillon.
Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
Reduce heat to low and simmer, 50 to 60 minutes, stirring often, until barley is tender and nearly all of the liquid is absorbed.
Stir in asparagus, milk, cheese, nutmeg and pepper.
Add bacon, if desired.
Increase heat to medium-high and cook, stirring constantly, until cheese melts.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Soup

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1260 Calories from Fat 485

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g82.7%

Saturated Fat 37.9 g189.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 163.6 mg54.5%

Sodium 5553.9 mg231.4%

Total Carbohydrates 129 g42.9%

Dietary Fiber 17.9 g71.7%

Sugars 62 g

Protein 76 g151.2%

Vitamin A 77.2% Vitamin C 41%

Calcium 211% Iron 46.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Souper Surprise Barley Soup Recipe