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Cooked Barley

Eaten on its own or used to bulk up soups or stews, barley is a high-fiber, often-overlooked grain.

Serves 6
Ready in 70 mins
Prep time 10 mins
Cooking time 60 mins
282 calories per serving


> 2 cups pearl barley


In a large pot, heat 6 cups salted water to a boil on high.
Add barley to pot. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 50–60 min., until barley is tender. Check water level after 25 min., adding more water, if needed.
Let barley stand, covered, 10 min. Drain, if needed.

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