Fast Mushroom and Barley Soup

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 55 mins

I've made other barley soups and this what I threw together from best of those recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan heat your oil over medium heat.
  2. Sauté your onion, carrot, and celery for 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic/leek and mushrooms and sauté mixture for 5 more minutes.
  4. Mix the flour, parsley, salt, pepper together.
  5. Stir the dry mixture into the wet mixture and cook for 3 minutes.
  6. Whisk in the broths and bring to a fast boil.
  7. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 45 minutes.
  8. Add barley and cook for 10 minutes or until barely is tender.
Most Helpful

I'm not giving any stars coz the combination of mushroom and barley was just not for me. But that's my taste, others might like it. It might have worked better with some tomato paste and some lemon.

littlemafia September 29, 2009