Mushroom Barley Soup

Submitted by mclare
Submitted by mclare
http://iwasborntocook.blogspot.com/2011/01/when-neighbors-come-bearing-gifts.html

Ingredients

1 cup barley, rinsed 1 package button mushrooms (8 oz), sliced 12 baby carrots (approx), chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 1 large onion, sliced 4 garlic cloves, chopped 8 cups beef broth 2 tablespoons tomato paste 2 bay leaves 2 teaspoons dry thyme salt and pepper to taste

Nutritional information

No nutrition information available

Instructions

Add all ingredients to the crockpot and stir to combine. Cook on high for 3.5 hours (***this may vary depending on your crockpot - mine is a 6 qt. Cuisinart***). Remove bay leaves. Spoon into bowl, add fresh parsley and serve.