Food Recipes White Bean and Barley Soup With Tomatoes and Greens 4.2 (39) 4 Reviews There’s nothing quite like curling up with a warm, veggie-filled soup on a cold winter day. This version features crushed tomatoes, kale, and barley to keep you full. By Lindsay Maitland Hunt Lindsay Maitland Hunt Lindsay Maitland Hunt is a food writer, editor, and cookbook author. Highlights: * Joined Real Simple as an editorial assistant, rose to associate food editor, and eventually to a three month stint as food and entertaining editor * Freelance recipe developer and food writer * Recipe developer and food writer for BuzzFeed * Released two cookbooks: Healthyish (2018) and Help Yourself (2020) Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on October 2, 2022 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Con Poulos Hands On Time: 25 mins Total Time: 45 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for serving 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped Kosher salt and black pepper 6 cups low-sodium vegetable broth 1 28-ounce can whole peeled tomatoes, crushed 1 cup pearl barley, rinsed 1 small bunch collard greens or kale, stems discarded and leaves cut into strips (4 cups) 1 15-ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed ½ cup finely grated Parmesan (about 2 ounces), plus more for serving Directions Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion, garlic, 1 teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion is tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Add the broth and tomatoes with their juices and bring to a boil. Add the barley, reduce heat, and simmer until the barley is tender about 20 minutes. Add the collards or kale and the beans and cook until the greens are wilted and the beans are heated through, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in the Parmesan and ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Serve the soup drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with additional Parmesan. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 500 Calories 16g Fat 71g Carbs 18g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 500 % Daily Value * Total Fat 16g 21% Cholesterol 10mg 3% Sodium 990mg 43% Total Carbohydrate 71g 26% Total Sugars 6g Protein 18g Calcium 301mg 23% Iron 4mg 22% *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.