Simple Barley

Simple Barley

Rated:
Recipe Rating: 3.45375
Makes about 3 cups
Spoon cooked barley into soups or stews or use it to make hot breakfast cereals and grain salads. Cooked barley can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Ingredients: 
  • 1 cup pearled barley, rinsed and drained
Method: 
Put barley in a large bowl and cover by 1 inch with water. Cover bowl and set aside to let soak for 8 hours or overnight.

Drain barley and transfer to a medium pot. Add 1 cup water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low, cover and simmer until water is absorbed and barley is tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Add more water if needed. Serve immediately or store cooled barley in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 120 calories (5 from fat), 26g carbohydrates, (5 g dietary fiber), 3g protein.
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