Mushroom Barley Soup

Mushroom Barley Soup Recipe

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1 oz
dried mushrooms
1.5 c
hot water
2 Tbsp
1 small
onion, minced
1/4 c
barley, fine
6 c
chicken broth, non-fat
black pepper
2 small
potatoes, peeled and diced
carrots, peeled and diced
dill weed
sour cream, nonfat
bay leaf

How to Make Mushroom Barley Soup


  • 1Soak mushrooms in hot water for 20-30 minutes.
  • 2Strain through a fine sieve, reserving the liquid.
  • 3Chop the mushrooms and set aside.
  • 4In a sauce pan, saute the onion in butter until soft, add the chopped mushrooms, carrots, barley, reserved mushroom liquid, chicken stock and pepper.
  • 5Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
  • 6Add potatoes and bay leaf.
  • 7Cover and let simmer 30 minutes.
  • 8Discard the bay leaf and stir in the sour cream (eyeball it).
  • 9Reheat soup but do not let it boil--garnish with a pinch of dill weed before serving.

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About Mushroom Barley Soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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