Slow Cooker Mushroom Barley Soup is bursting with tender mushrooms, carrots, celery and onions complimented by bits of al dente barley in a perfectly seasoned broth. Let your slow cooker do the work for you with this easy mushroom barley slow cooker recipe for dinner tonight!
Slow Cooker Mushroom Barley Soup Recipe
There's a chill in the air reminding me that the seasons are making a shift. The occasional hot sunny day is becoming a distant memory. Summer has lost it's grip and fall has begun to take over. Cups of hot tea, dinner roasting in the oven and bowls of hearty soup all come to mind now.
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Our Mushroom Barley Soup crockpot recipe is simmering in my slow cooker on my kitchen counter as I write this and my mouth is watering from the "Swirls of Flavor" filling the air!
Bursting with tender mushrooms, carrots, celery and onions, these vegetables are surrounded by bits of barley in a perfectly seasoned velvety broth. The starch from the barley releases as it cooks creating a creamy slow cooker barley soup that is both comforting and nourishing.
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- crimini or white mushrooms
- dried thyme
- kosher salt
- vegetable broth
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Slow Cooker Mushroom Barley Soup
- Arrange carrots, celery and onion in bottom of slow cooker. Top with mushrooms then garlic, thyme, kosher salt and pepper. Top with barley and add broth.
- Cook 6 hours on low.
- Stir in butter and let cook additional 15 minutes until butter is melted and blended in.
- If you don't need this soup to be vegetarian, then feel free to use chicken broth or beef broth in place of the vegetable broth!