A comforting and nourishing stew made with mushrooms, lentils, and barley

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A comforting and nourishing stew made with mushrooms, lentils, and barley
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
65mins
Category:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on June 30, 2024

This mushroom lentil barley stew is a perfect dish for a cozy night in. Packed with vitamins, minerals, and protein, it's a satisfying meal that will leave you feeling full and happy. The earthy flavors of mushrooms, nuttiness of lentils, and chewiness of barley come together beautifully in this dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried lentils
  • 1/2 cup pearl barley
  • 8 oz cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 tsp thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onions and cook until translucent.
  2. Add mushrooms, carrots, celery, and garlic. Cook until vegetables are soft.
  3. Add lentils, barley, thyme, salt, and pepper. Pour in vegetable broth and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes, or until lentils and barley are tender.
  5. Adjust seasoning if needed. Serve hot and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Mushrooms are a great source of vitamin D, which is important for bone health.
  • Lentils are high in fiber and protein, making them a nutritious addition to any meal.