Food Recipes Turkey-Barley Vegetable Soup 3.7 (248) 3 Reviews Add the spinach just before serving to preserve its bright color and fresh flavor. By Dawn Perry Dawn Perry Dawn is the author of Ready, Set, Cook; How to Make Good Food With What's on Hand. She served as the food director for Real Simple and has worked in the test kitchens of Everyday Food, Bon Appétit, and the meal kit delivery service Martha & Marley Spoon. Dawn is the author of Short Stack Editions' Cucumbers and her recipes and writing have been featured in the LA Times, The New York Times, and The Washington Post among other publications. She recently started Superkind Cookies, a premium cookie company shipping treats nationwide. Highlights: * Author of Ready, Set, Cook; How to Make Good Food With What's on Hand. * Former food director for Real Simple * Worked in the test kitchens of Everyday Food, Bon Appétit, and Martha & Marley Spoon * Recipes and writing have been featured in the LA Times, The New York Times, and The Washington Post Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on March 9, 2020 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Hands On Time: 15 mins Total Time: 45 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ pound ground turkey 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, sliced 1 stalk celery, chopped 6 cups chicken broth ½ cup pearl barley Kosher salt and black pepper 3 cups baby spinach, chopped Directions 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. Add the spinach just before serving to preserve its bright color and fresh flavor. Get the recipe: Turkey-Barley Vegetable Soup. Raymond Hom Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 229 Calories 8g Fat 27g Carbs 16g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 229 % Daily Value * Total Fat 8g 10% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 33mg 11% Sodium 1197mg 52% Total Carbohydrate 27g 10% Total Sugars 2g Protein 16g Calcium 47mg 4% Iron 3mg 17% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.