Barley & Shiitake Soup

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Barley & Shiitake Soup

Love the rich earthy flavor of shiitake mushrooms? You'll love this easy-to-make soup!
Prep Time20 minutes
Active Time35 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Course: Dinner, Leftovers, Lunch, Snack, Soup/Stew, Vegetarian
Cuisine: Asian, Easy, Fusion, Vegan, Vegetarian
Yield: 6 servings


  • Light mist oil spray such as Pam
  • 1/2 cup onions minced
  • 1/2 cup red bell peppers diced
  • 1 cup carrots diced
  • 3 cups shiitake mushrooms sliced
  • 4 cups vegetable stock (low-sodium)
  • 1/4 cup barley pearled
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce, low sodium
  • 1 tablespoon Italian parsley leaves chopped


  • Lightly mist bottom of soup pot with vegetable spray. Heat to medium temperature, then sauté onions until translucent, about 3 minutes.
  • Add peppers, carrots, and mushrooms, and continue sautéing for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add stock and barley. Cook at medium temperature, uncovered, till barley is cooked, about 30 minutes.
  • Stir in soy sauce and parsley. Serve.
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