Mushroom Barley Soup

Try this delicious, meat-free soup for your family.

Prep Time10 minutes

Total Time40 minutes



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cups low-sodium beef, vegetable, or chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup pearled barley
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground thyme

Mushroom Barley Soup


  • Heat oil in a large soup pot over medium heat. Add mushrooms, celery, carrot, and onion to the pot and cook for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

  • Add broth, water, barley, garlic powder, and thyme to the pot. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes, until barley is done.