You can try other grains in this soup too like whole spelt, farro, or wheatberries.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Serving Size: 1 cup
1 tablespoon olive oil
¾ cup quick cooking barley
2 links roasted garlic chicken sausage, diced
1 onion, diced
2 stalks celery, diced
3 small or 2 medium carrots, peeled and diced
1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 orange or yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 cups low sodium chicken broth
1 (14.5-ounce) can reduced sodium diced tomatoes
1 bay leaf
½ teaspoon salt (optional)
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
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