This hearty bean and barley soup tastes like it has simmered for hours, but actually it's quite quick to throw together. Plus this recipe for healthy bean and barley soup freezes beautifully. If you have cooked barley on hand, omit the quick-cooking barley and stir in 1 … Serve this healthy chicken soup recipe with tortilla chips. ... If you are very pressed for time, you can substitute 3 to 4 tablespoons of a store-bought basil pesto. Recipe by Nancy Baggett for EatingWell. By EatingWell Test Kitchen. 3933878.jpg. ... chicken kale soup. Chicken & Kale Soup. Rating: 5 stars. 2.