This low-calorie soup is so quick to prepare and tastes so good. It's a real stomach-filler and warms us up on cold winter days. -Denise Kilgore of Lino Lakes, Minnesota
- 1 pound lean ground turkey
- 3/4 cup sliced or baby carrots
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 celery rib, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 envelope reduced-sodium taco seasoning, divided
- 3-1/2 cups water
- 1 can (28 ounces) Italian diced tomatoes, undrained
- 3/4 cup quick-cooking barley
- 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh oregano or 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
- In a Dutch oven, cook the turkey, carrots, onion, celery, garlic and 1 tablespoon taco seasoning over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Stir in the water, tomatoes and remaining taco seasoning; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Add barley; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes longer or until barley is tender. Stir in oregano. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Barley Tomato Soup in Light & Tasty December/January 2004, p27
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Reviewed Apr. 7, 2012
"Excellent and fast!"
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2011
"Everyone loved the recipe. Used it for a church potluck and shared the recipe with everyone there."
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2010
"This recipe was a hit with the whole family. It is hearty and super easy to make."