Mushroom Barley Soup

Mushroom Barley Soup

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Mushroom Barley Soup

Mushroom Barley Soup

I love to serve my family a hearty barley soup, but keeping with “eating a bit lighter post holidays” I left out the meat. I did, however, use beef broth, but you can use vegetable broth if you’re going for a completely vegetarian or vegan soup.

INGREDIENTS

1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil

3 Cups Sliced Mushrooms

1/2 Cup Chopped Onions

1/2 Cup Chopped Orange Bell Pepper

2 Cloves Minced Garlic

6 Cups Beef Broth or Vegetable Broth

1/2 Cup Quick Cooking Barley

1 Tablespoon Dry Sherry

1/2 Teaspoon Dried Thyme

1/2 Teaspoon Dried Marjoram

In a heavy 3 quart saucepan add the vegetable oil and turn heat over a medium heat for 30 seconds. Add the onions, garlic, mushrooms, and bell pepper. Cook for 5 minutes until tender. Stir occasionally. Add broth, barley, sherry, thyme, and marjoram. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cover with a lid. Simmer for 25 minutes or until barley is tender. Ladle into bowls and serve warm. Serves 4

    Victoria

    Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a teenager. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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