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Lima Bean, Mushroom, and Barley Soup

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Lima Bean, Mushroom, and Barley Soup

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1/8 recipe
Calories from Fat5
Total Fat0 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium130 mg
Total Carbohydrate21 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
Sugars5 g
Proteins6 g
Vitamin A50% DV
Vitamin C4% DV
Calcium4% DV
Iron10% DV

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Servings and Times

Preparation Time2 hours

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.0

Ingredients and Preparation

Large dried lima beans1 cup
Coarse pearl barley3 tablespoon
Low-sodium vegetable broth6 cups
Portabella mushrooms, sliced2 cups
Onion, chopped1 cup
Parsley, chopped2 tablespoons
Celery, chopped½ cup
Carrots, diced1 cup
  1. Directions
  2. Wash lima beans and barley separately in cold water. Drain, and transfer to a soup kettle.
  3. Add vegetable stock and remaining ingredients; cover and bring to a boil.
  4. Cook over low-medium heat until lima beans are soft, about 2 hours. Serve hot.

Diabetic Exchange
Fruit: 0; Vegetables: 1; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 0; Carbs: 1; Other: 0
Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. Exchanges are rounded up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

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