Moosewood Mushroom Barley Soup!

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by TishT

I'm posting this in honor of one of my best friends mom's who first served this to me during high second Jewish mother who always thought I should eat more. She used the Moosewood cookbook for many a fine dinner. Thanks Eileen!

Top Review by MacShawn Farrell

I have made this soup for years but i add beef broth and a little more sherry or white wine and 1/2 cup of heavy cream. My family loves it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook barley in 1 1/2 cup of the stock or water until tender (cook it right in the soup kettle).
  2. Add remaining stock or water, tamari and sherry.
  3. Saute onions and garlic in butter.
  4. When they soften, add mushrooms and 1/2 tsp salt.
  5. When all is tender add to barley, being sure to include the liquid the vegetables expressed while cooking.
  6. Give it a generous grinding of black pepper and simmer 20 minutes, covered, over the lowest possible heat.
  7. Taste to correct seasoning.

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