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Slow Cooker Mushroom Barley Soup is bursting with tender mushrooms, carrots, celery and onions complimented by bits of barley in a perfectly seasoned broth. soup | slow cooker | crockpot | mushroom | barley | vegetable | dinner
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Slow Cooker Mushroom Barley Soup

Slow Cooker Mushroom Barley Soup is bursting with tender mushrooms, carrots, celery and onions complimented with bits of barley in a perfectly seasoned broth. Let your slow cooker do the work for you today!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crockpot soup, mushroom barley soup, slow cooker soup
Servings: 4
Calories: 182kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 pkg. (10 ounces) sliced crimini or white mushrooms, about 3 cups
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 cup uncooked barley
  • 4 cups vegetable broth *
  • 2 Tbs. butter

Instructions

  • 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.

Notes

  • 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!

Nutrition

Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 1276mg | Potassium: 340mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 6182IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 3mg