Hot Yogurt Squash Barley Soup

Serving Time Icon 45 MIN
Serves Number Icon Serves 6-8

We all know that squash has a long shelf life, hence why we’ve come up with this recipe to use up whatever squash has been kicking around in your kitchen. This Hot Yogurt Squash Barley Soup is everything you need to stay warm this winter, using local ingredients and Ontario made yogurt, you can’t go wrong. The key to adding yogurt to soups is having all your ingredients at room temperature and tempering the yogurt mixture with some of the hot broth for smooth results.

Prep 15 MIN

Cook 30 Min


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In a saucepan, combine milk and water; bring to a gentle simmer. Stir in barley and simmer for 10 minutes.

Step 2

Add vegetable broth and bring to a gentle boil. Stir in squash, garlic, paprika and cumin. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook, stirring occasionally for 15 minutes or until squash is tender.

Step 3

Meanwhile, in a bowl, whisk together yogurt, eggs, salt and pepper. Ladle 1/4 cup (60 mL) at a time of the broth into yogurt mixture while whisking until smooth and warm. Add yogurt mixture back into the soup, stirring continuously until soup is heated through.

Step 4

Ladle into bowls and garnish with chives and parsley to serve. 

Nutritional Information

One Serving 1/6

Calories 150
Protein 8 g
Carbohydrates 24 g
Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Sodium 740 mg
Fibre 3 g
Sugars 8 g

Top 5 Nutrients: Vitamin A 50%DV, Vitamin K 28%DV, Vitamin C 20%DV, Niacin, 17%DV, Manganese 16%DV.

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