Vegetable Barley Soup

A hearty, vegetarian soup that is a staple in my kitchen.

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Serves: 10-12                    Prep Time: 30 minutes                    Ready In: 40-50 minutes


  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 4 medium carrots, sliced
  • 6 stacks of celery, sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 2 cups of mushrooms, chopped
  • 6 cups of vegetable broth
  • 1 cup of barley


  1. Bring 4 cups of the vegetable broth and barley to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 30-40 minutes
  2. Meanwhile, chop and prepare vegetables
  3. In a large sauce pan, bring oil to a boil and add onion and garlic
  4. Once garlic and onion have soften, add carrots, celery and saute for 3-5 minutes
  5. Add mushrooms
  6. Transfer the barley broth to the large pot of vegetables and add remaining broth, if necessary
  7. Simmer for 10 minutes and serve
  8. Season with salt pepper, if desired

About Carol Marie

Student of Life. Elementary Teacher. Food lover. Avid Outdoors Woman. Proud Newfie. Animal Lover. Yogi. Musician. View all posts by Carol Marie

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