Slow-Cooker Bean, Kale & Barley Soup

Slow-Cooker Bean, Kale & Barley Soup Ingredients: 1 ¼ cups dried bean soup mix (see note below) ½ cup dried shiitake mushrooms (optional; can also substitute 1 pound of fresh mushrooms) 3 cups water 8 cups vegetable broth (or substitute chicken broth for more flavor) 1 cup finely chopped yellow onion 1 cup finely chopped carrot ¾ cup finely chopped scrubbed Yukon Gold potato ½ cup pearl barley, rinsed ¼ cup white wine […]