Mushroom Barley Soup

Enjoy this delicious and nutritious mushroom soup recipe and add all the many different kinds of mushrooms that appeal to you. This a great warming soup during the winter season!


  • 2 large yellow onions, chopped
  • 3 carrots peeled and sliced into small cubes
  • 3 celery sticks sliced into small cubes
  • 225g mushrooms, sliced thin (variety of mushrooms including dried shitake and maitake)
  • 4 cups organic vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup of parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 cup medium pearl barley
  • 6 cups water
  • salt and black pepper to taste


  1. In a large pot over medium-high heat, sauté onion and sliced mushrooms with 1 Tbsp coconut oil.
  2. Add carrots and celery to onions with mushrooms and let simmer for 5 min.
  3. Add veggie broth, water, and pearl barley to the mixture.
  4. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer, partly covered 30-40 minutes or until barley is tender.
  5. Add salt and pepper as desired .

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