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Add the spinach just before serving to preserve its bright color and fresh flavor.


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Recipe Summary

15 mins
45 mins
Serves 4


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the turkey and cook, breaking it up with a spoon, until browned, 3 to 5 minutes; transfer to a plate.

  • Add the onion, carrot, and celery to the saucepan and cook, stirring often, until softened, 3 to 5 minutes.

  • Return the turkey to the pan and add the broth and barley; season with ¾ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Reduce heat and simmer until the barley is tender, 25 to 30 minutes. Stir in the spinach.

Nutrition Facts

229 calories; fat 8g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 33mg; sodium 1197mg; protein 16g; carbohydrates 27g; sugars 2g; fiber 6g; iron 3mg; calcium 47mg.