Barley and Mushroom Soup

 1 backpacker  5 min prep, 15 min cooking  36g / serving

This super-easy-to-make soup is the perfect way to rehydrate after a long day in the outdoors. It does not contain enough energy (only 112 calories) for a dinner but is the perfect appetizer!


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  • Stove + fuel
  • Pot large enough for 2 liters (8 cups)
  • Wooden spoon to mix
  • Bowl to eat (you could always eat directly in the pot, no judgement here!)
  • sporks or spoons!

Before trip

  1. Mix all the ingredients in plastic bag #1.

At camp

  1. Mix 375 ml (1 12 cup) of water with the content of bag #1 in pot.
  2. Bring to boil and then simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the barley is cooked to your taste.
  3. Enjoy!
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