Mushroom Barley & Leek Soup

December 26, 2023

12 / 26 / 2023
mushroom barley soup

Mushroom Barley and Leek Soup

Yield: 3 cups
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 3 large leeks chopped (discarding tough ends)
  • 2 large carrots
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 ½ pounds cremini mushrooms chopped
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tbsp tamari (or low sodium soy sauce)
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup barley
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup fresh parsley chopped (optional)


  1. In a large soup pot add olive oil and saute leeks & carrots for 5 minutes. Turn down heat to medium and add mushrooms. Let them cook down for 5 mins, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add garlic and cook for 3 mins more.
  3. Add thyme, tamari, Worcestershire sauce and barley. Continue to cook for 3 mins or until barley begins to turn shiny.
  4. Add vegetable broth, cover and let simmer for 25 minutes or until barley is tender.
  5. Serve garnished with fresh parsley and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Tosca Reno

Author, columnist, motivational speaker, reality TV star, radio personality, consultant, mother and wife, Tosca Reno has been inspiring millions with the Eat Clean™️ Diet series and sharing the success she's had with weight loss and Clean Eating.


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