Wild Mushroom and Barley Soup

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Heat water to steaming and add mushrooms.
  • Cover and let stand for at least 20 minutes until soft.
  • Strain, reserve broth and chop mushrooms.
  • Melt butter, add onion, reduce to low and cook, stirring often until caramelized (15 minutes).
  • Add celery and carrots, cook 5 minutes.
  • Add mushrooms, cook 2 minutes.
  • Add Sherry and cook until almost evaporated.
  • Stir in mushroom broth (reserved liquid from soaking), stock & barley.
  • Simmer 30 minutes until almost tender.
  • Stir in thyme, salt & pepper.
  • Simmer 5 to 10 minutes until tender.
  • For Vegetarian use the Vegetable stock.