Recipe Summary

Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Yield: 4 servings

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Basic Barley
This recipe serves:   
2 1/4 cups water or vegetable stock
pinch of salt
3/4 cup pearl barley, rinsed
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
salt to taste
freshly ground black pepper

Cooking Instructions
1. Bring the water or stock to a boil in medium saucepan. Add salt and stir in the barley.

2. Lower the heat and simmer, covered, until the barley is tender, about 25 to 30 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes.

3. Toss with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

Serving Size: about 1/2 cup

Nutritional Information
Number of Servings: 4
Per Serving
Calories 156 Carbohydrate 29 g
Fat 3 g Fiber 6 g
Protein 4 g Saturated Fat 0 g
Sodium 223 mg    


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