Pearl Barley

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This recipe gives you a chance to try a different kind of grain instead of rice for variety in your repertoire.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 55 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1½ cups pearl barley
  • 1 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 2½ cups hot water
  • 1½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Place a medium-size saucepan over medium heat and add the olive oil. Add barley and sauté for 2 minutes, stirring with a wooden spoon. Add green onions and garlic, stirring constantly for an additional minute.
  • Add beef broth and water while stirring. Add salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover and cook until barley is tender to the bite, about 40 to 45 minutes. Serve warm.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1½ cups pearl barley
  • 1 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 2½ cups hot water
  • 1½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Place a medium-size saucepan over medium heat and add the olive oil. Add barley and sauté for 2 minutes, stirring with a wooden spoon. Add green onions and garlic, stirring constantly for an additional minute.
  • Add beef broth and water while stirring. Add salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover and cook until barley is tender to the bite, about 40 to 45 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories370
Total Fat11g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium1310mg
Total Carbohydrate60g
Dietary Fiber13g
Sugars2g
Protein9g