"Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance."--Benjamin Franklin

Mushoom - Barley Soup Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Mushoom - Barley Soup, by , is from The Gliha Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Grandpa Gliha
Added: Friday, November 28, 2008


1 lb. fresh mushrooms, rinsed and drained
6 TBSP butter or margarine
1 cup finely chopped onion
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
2 cans (10 3/4 oz size) condense beef broth***
5 soup cans water
3 TBSP tomato paste or ketchup
3/4 tsp. salt
Few twists freshly group pepper
1 bay leaf
1/2 cup barley - medium pearl size
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1 1/2 cups sliced celery and leaves
1 1/2 cups sliced carrots
4 TBSP dry sherry (optional)
1 pt. sour cream (optional)

***six qts water
shank meat and 4 bones or so
one little whole onion (leave skin on)
celery for taste
bring to boil and simmer for 3 hours or so
soup will gel when cool if rich

Chop 1/2 lb. mushrooms. Slice remaining 1/2 lb.

In large saucepan, melt 4 TBSP butter. Add the chopped mushrooms, onions and garlic; saute 5 minutes.

Sir in broth, water, tomato paste, salt, pepper and bay leaf.

Heat to boiling. Stir in barley. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 1 hour.

Add parsley, celery and carrots; cook, covered about 30 minutes longer or until vegetables and barley are tender.

In medium skillet melt remaining 2 TBSP butter. Add the reserved sliced mushrooms and saute 5 minutes. Add to soup along with sherry.

Ladle into large soup bowls and serve with a dollop of sour cream.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 quarts, 8 servings




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!