*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                          Mushroom and Barley Soup
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Low-Cal                          Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    5 1/2  cups          Beef Broth
      2/3  cup           Quick-cooking Barley
      1/2  cup           Chopped Onion
                         Cloves Garlic -- minced
    1      teaspoon      Dried basil -- crushed
      1/2  teaspoon      Worcestershire sauce
      1/8  teaspoon      Pepper
    2      cups          Sliced fresh Mushrooms
      1/2  cup           Shredded carrot
    2      tablespoons   Cornstarch
    2      tablespoons   Water
    1      tablespoon    Snipped fresh parsley
 
 In a large saucepan, bring beef broth to boiling, Stir in barley, onion, garlic,
basil, Worcestershire sauce, and pepper. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes or
till barley is nearly tender. Stir in mushrooms and carrot.
 Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes more.
 Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine cornstarch and water; stir into saucepan. Cook
and stir 2 minutes more. Sprinkle with parsley.
 ********************************************************** Per serving: 179
calories, 8 g protein, 36 g carbohydrates, 1 g fat, 1 mg cholesterol, 1090 mg
sodium, 467 mg potassium.
 
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