Chicken Mushroom Barley Soup

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
1 hr

a twist on chicken soup & mushroom barley soup that will literally make your taste buds come alive! These ingredients came together after I cleaned the refrigerator.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mince garlic; slice leek longways then chop.
  2. Place a standard dutch oven(or soup pot if you don't have a dutch oven) on the stove top.
  3. Add a splash of olive oil, garlic, leek, onion and rosemary and saute over medium high heat for several minutes.
  4. Add white wine and stir gently for one minute.
  5. Add chicken broth, mushrooms, bay leaves, carrots, celery,and barley and increase heat slightly. Stir occasionally until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer.
  6. Chop chicken into strips. Add a splash of olive oil to a frying pan and brown chicken on both sides. While chicken is cooking, season with pepper & thyme.
  7. Add chicken to soup mixture. Again bring mixture to a boil. After it reaches the boiling stage, reduce heat to simmer and partially cover.
  8. Cook approximately 30 minutes (stirring occasionally) to insure chicken is cooked through.