This soup is very satisfying and keeps well. Cooking it for a long time ensures that the barley gets creamy and thickens the soup. I have not tried this in a crock pot but it should work.
* Lentils, 1 cup * Spinach, frozen, 16 oz package * Onions, raw, 1 cup, chopped * Olive Oil, 1 tbsp * Barley, pearled, raw, 0.5 cup * Chickpeas, 10.5 z can * Chicken Broth, 4 cups Additional sauteed onions and garlic Juice of one lime
Saute onions in oil until caramelized. Add all other ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 2-3 hours. Add water as needed. When done add lime juice. Serve with additional caramelized onions and garlic.
Number of Servings: 6 (main dish serving)
* Servings Per Recipe: 6 * Amount Per Serving * Calories: 233.4 * Total Fat: 3.5 g * Cholesterol: 0.0 mg * Sodium: 781.2 mg * Total Carbs: 41.5 g * Dietary Fiber: 10.5 g * Protein: 10.9 g
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