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Humble, comforting, earthy flavors are a good base for naturally vegan & gluten-free make-it-your-own soup to say hello to new adventures in a new year.

Cozy Mushroom Barley Soup

Mountain Cravings
Humble, comforting, earthy flavors are a good base for naturally vegan & gluten-free make-it-your-own soup to say hello to new adventures in a new year.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Soups & Stews
Cuisine American
Servings 6 bowls
Calories 197 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 3 shallots diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup barley
  • 2 T. fresh sage minced
  • 2 lb. assorted mushrooms (crimini, shiitake, portabella, white) sliced
  • 2 medium carrots peeled & diced
  • 2 ribs celery diced
  • 15 oz. coconut milk
  • 4 cups vegetable or garlic broth
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1 t. pepper

Instructions
 

Stovetop

  • Heat the olive oil in a large stockpot over medium-high heat. Saute the shallots and garlic until shallots are translucent.
  • Add the barley and sage. Toast for several minutes, stirring often, until barley is  golden and sage is fragrant.
  • Stir in mushrooms, carrots, celery, coconut milk, and broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until barley is al dente and carrots are tender.
  • Add salt & pepper, taste, and season again as needed.
  • Serve hot with a crusty baguette.