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Nourishing Mushroom Barley Soup Recipe

Nourishing Mushroom Barley Soup Recipe


1 tbsp olive oil
3/4 cup chopped onions
2 tsp finely chopped garlic 
3 1/4 cups mushtooms, stem removed and sliced
1/2 tsp ground black pepper 
salt to taste
4 cups vegetable stock / water 
1 cup soaked and half-cooked barley 
2 tbsp freshly chopped parsley
1/2 tbsp lemon juice


Soak the barley in enough water for 30 minutes. Drain and keep aside.

Boil 3 to 4 cups of water, add the barley and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 mintues or till it is 50% cooked. Strain and keep aside.

Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the onions and garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes.

Add the mushrooms, pepper and salt and sauté on a medium flame for another 5 to 7 minutes till the mushrooms are tender.

Add the vegetable stock, barley and 1 cup of water, mix well and simmer on a slow flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till the barley is completely cooked.

Remove from flame, add the parsley and lemon juice and mix well.

Serve hot.