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Stovetop Barley

Notes

Recipe Notes

  • Enjoy cooked barley as a side like rice or in a whole grain salad or grain bowl.
  • Add barley to soups or stews.
  • Enjoy barley at breakfast with toppings you would add to oatmeal, such as cinnamon, milk and blueberries.

Ingredients

1 cup barley, rinsed

3 cups water

1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. In a saucepan, combine barley, water and salt, if desired. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer. Cover the pan and cook until tender, about 45 to 60 minutes.
  3. Drain off excess liquid and serve as desired.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Enjoy cooked barley as a side like rice or in a whole grain salad or grain bowl.
  • Add barley to soups or stews.
  • Enjoy barley at breakfast with toppings you would add to oatmeal, such as cinnamon, milk and blueberries.
Recipe Image for Stovetop Barley
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 45 to 60 minutes
Makes: 3 1/2 to 4 cups
Nutrition Facts: View Label