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

Delicious comfort food soup, easy to prepare and a hit at any dinner you bring it to.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cover the dried mushrooms with 1 cup boiling water and let steep 20 minutes.
  2. Drain, strain and reserve the liquid from the mushrooms.
  3. Chop 2/3 of the fresh mushrooms finely.
  4. Heat oil in soup pot over medium heat.
  5. Sauté onions and carrots for 5 minutes.
  6. Add garlic and sauté 1 more minute.
  7. Add fresh mushrooms and sauté another 5 minutes.
  8. Increase the heat to medium-high.
  9. Add the barley and sauté until the barley begins to color.
  10. Add the broth, soup mix, potato starch, sherry, wine, reserved mushroom liquid and reconstituted mushrooms.
  11. Bring to a boil, then turn down to simmer and add the thyme.
  12. Simmer partially covered for 45 minutes or until the barley is tender.
  13. Add the parsley and stir.
  14. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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