Mushroom Barley Soup


  • 1 large yellow onion chopped
  • 3 carrots peeled and sliced into small cubes
  • 3 celery sticks sliced into small cubes
  • 225 g mushrooms, thinly sliced (variety of mushrooms including maitake and shitake .. can be dried)
  • 4 cups organic vegetable broth
  • 6 cups water
  • 1/2 cup medium pearl barley
  • 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 .