Wild Mushrooms and Barley Recipe


Cooking Time1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings2
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Olive oil1 Tablespoon
 Assorted wild mushrooms12 Ounce, sliced (Such As Shitake, Porcini, Portobello And/Or Cremino)
 Red bell pepper To Taste, thinly sliced
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Barley1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped fresh thyme/1 teaspoon dried1 Tablespoon
 Vegetable broth2 Cup (32 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 399 Calories from Fat 71

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.4%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g5.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 995.5 mg41.5%

Total Carbohydrates 57 g19.1%

Dietary Fiber 14.5 g57.8%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 28 g56.9%

Vitamin A 7.6% Vitamin C 45.4%

Calcium 28.5% Iron 43.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
Add the mushrooms, bell pepper, and salt and cook, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes, or until tender and the liquid has evaporated.
Add the barley and thyme and cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes.
Stir in the broth and bring to a boil.
Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 45 minutes, or until the barley is just tender.