Super Easy Mushroom Barley Soup

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Recipe by CarenRox

I did my best to duplicate Tabatchnick Barley Mushroom Soup, and I'm very satisfied with my results!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 14 12 ounces mirepoix (diced celery, carrots and onion)
  • 10 ounces sliced mushrooms (Cremini)
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 4 (9 5/8 g) packets condensed vegetable broth
  • 4 cups water
  • 12 cup barley (dried)
  • salt and pepper


  1. Heat a large saucepan and spray evenly with cooking spray.
  2. Add mirepoix, reduce heat to medium, and saute until onion is translucent.
  3. Add sliced mushrooms and 1/4 tsp salt.
  4. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are softened.
  5. Combine vegetable broth concentrate packets with 4 cups water and add to pan.
  6. Rinse barley and add to pan.
  7. Bring to a boil, and then reduce heat to simmer, covered, until barley is softened, approximately 45 minutes - 1 hour.
  8. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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