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How to Make Mushroom Barley Soup


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Here's What You'll Need to Make Mushroom-Barley Soup
How to Make Mushroom Barley Soup

A hearty cup of mushroom-barley soup.

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  • 4 ounces dried Polish or porcini mushrooms
  • 3 1/2 cups hot water
  • 3 quarts regular-strength beef, chicken or vegetable stock (the latter if fasting)
  • 1 cup pearl barley
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Salt and pepper
  • Sour cream for garnish (optional)
  • Chopped parsley for garnish (optional)
Makes 6 generous servings

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