Here's this week's recipe... the audio clip that aired on Nash Holos is available at the NH website from now until the next program update.
Hearty Mushroom & Barley Soup
¾ lb. fresh mushroom, coarsely chopped
½ cup onion, diced
½ cup celery, diced
½ cup carrot, diced
3 tbsp butter, melted
2 tbsp flour
4 cups broth, chicken or beef
1 cup pearl barley
1½ cups cooked chicken or beef, chopped
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1 cup cream (half & half), if desired
1. Sauté the vegetables in the melted butter.
2. Stir in the flour.
3. Add the broth and barley.
4. Cover and simmer about 1 hour, or until vegetables are tender.
5. Add the meat, seasoning, and cream. Heat through.
Try it – it’s Ukrainian!