Mushroom Lentil Barley Stew


This crock pot recipe is easy to assemble and needs no attention while it cooks. The flavors blend nicely to give it a wholesome earthy flavor that is unbelievably vegetarian. Serve with garlic bread.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
12 hrs
Total Time:
12 hrs 15 mins
8 servings


  • 2 quarts vegetable broth

  • 2 cups sliced fresh button mushrooms

  • 1 ounce dried shiitake mushrooms, torn into pieces

  • ¾ cup uncooked pearl barley

  • ¾ cup dry lentils

  • ¼ cup dried onion flakes

  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic

  • 2 teaspoons dried summer savory

  • 3 bay leaves

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper

  • salt to taste


  1. In a slow cooker, mix the broth, button mushrooms, shiitake mushrooms, barley, lentils, onion flakes, garlic, savory, bay leaves, basil, pepper, and salt.

  2. Cover, and cook 4 to 6 hours on High or 10 to 12 hours on Low. Remove bay leaves before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

213 Calories
1g Fat
44g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 213
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 466mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 9g 32%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 3mg 16%
Calcium 58mg 4%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 421mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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