Barley Soup with Italian Meatballs and Kale

Barley Soup with Italian Meatballs and Kale

Hearty and delicious, our Barley Soup with Italian Meatballs and Kale makes for the perfect weeknight dinner.
(Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

When I lived in New York City in the early 90s, I got an awful case of the flu that just wouldn’t go away. My friend Veeda brought me barley soup to help me get better, and I loved how hearty and delicious it was! But you don’t have to be sick to crave this soup. In fact, now that temperatures are dropping, this is the perfect season to make it! In this version, I kicked the recipe up a notch by adding Italian meatballs and fresh kale. Serve with salad and fresh, warm bread and it quickly becomes the perfect weeknight dinner. Enjoy! Read more of this post