*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          Chicken and Barley Soup
 
 Recipe By     : 
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Poultry                          Soups & Stews
                 Diabetic
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      cups          chicken broth
    1      cup           water
    1      cup           chopped onion
    1      cup           sliced carrots
      1/2  cup           sliced celery
    1 1/2  oz            uncooked barley
      1/2  tsp.          crushed dried thyme leaves
      1/4  teaspoon      turmeric -- optional
   12      oz            cubed cooked chicken
    1      tbsp          parsley
 
 Method:
 In large saucepan, combine all ingredients except chicken and parsley.  
 Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat; simmer 30 to 40 minutes or until barley
 is 
 tender.  Add chicken and parsley.  Cook until thoroughly heated.
 
 Serves  4 (1-1/2 -cup servings)
 
 Diabetic Choices:
 1 Fruit/Vegetable Choice, 3 Protein Choices, 1/2 Bread Choice 1/2 Fat 
 Choice
 
 
 
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 NOTES : Serves 4 (1 1/2-cup servings)
        
        I found this recipe a few years back and converted it to Weight 
        Watchers then I converted to Canadian Diabetic Choices, it might 
        not be perfect, but close, Dennis and I have this recipe 5 or 6 
        times a year.