49 Reviews

I am not a vegetarian but this was the only course I had for dinner and it was great!! I love barley and this is just another great way to prepare it. So simple and so good.

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Tebo July 01, 2002

Very good. I did add a 16 oz package of stir fry veggies - trying to get our quota of vegetables. I will definitely be making this again. Thanks for sharing a great recipe.

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Connie Lea May 28, 2009

Wow! Who knew barley could be such an awesome sidedish?! I used olive oil instead of butter. I added corn and sliced black olives. Also melted a little cheddar cheese on top during the last 5 minutes. This is so much better than the same old rice dish!

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Bubbles M. March 12, 2009

Very good! Would go good as a side for mexican dish. It reminded me of Spanish rice. I used salsa picante.

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LizAnn January 27, 2004

I added leftover chicken that I needed to use up and cheese during the last few minutes in the oven. At the table my husband and I also added sour cream and that made the dish go from good to amazing. Tonight I'm planning to serve it the same way with a side salad and corn muffins. <br/><br/>I forgot to cover it and it came out fine just needed more time in the oven so if you don't want to cover it just plan for a longer cooking time.

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space_monkey340 August 12, 2013

THis was really good and different. I love the fact it's healthier than rice. You could add chicken or shrimp and have it as a main dish or leave as is for a side. I would think it would be good in tortillas also! I added shitake mushrooms to ours also.

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Chef rmshill November 17, 2010

pretty good. next time i'll use 1/2 the salsa.I did use vege broth instead. Tastes kinda like mexican rice,but, way better for you.Hubby liked , daughter liked in spite of spiciness. Thanks!!

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l.church June 07, 2010

This is so good! I've also made it with a can of diced tomatoes instead of salsa, yum.

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lobquin December 03, 2009

This was AWESOME. Hubby made it with 3/4 cup mild Pace (nothing scary in it and it just seasons the barley instead of overwhelming it). Served it topped with cilantro, but it really didn't need it. He's running out now to find some wild mushrooms because we're having the leftovers tonight. And I normally HATE leftovers! Next time he says he will uncover for the last 15 minutes so the liquid can absorb. First class dish! Thank you so much!

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sue parenio April 18, 2009

I heat the leftovers for a tasty, hearty breakfast! This is one of my staple recipes. We use it more of a main dish than a side dish, and combine it with a side of peas or green beans.

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timbur March 09, 2015
Barley Casserole