Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is such a great winter dish! Be sure to use onion powder (not onion salt!) or your dinner will be too salty. You can also add ¼ of an onion, diced very finely.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil the first 4 ingredients together until the barley is tender.
  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients and cook for 5 minutes longer.
  3. Serve with some crusty French bread.


Most Helpful

I added some fresh herbs and used my homemade chicken stock and freshly ground nutmeg (love my nutmeg grinder) and found this flavorful.

Vicki in AZ April 06, 2008

I added one cube of chicken bullion and it still didn't really have a good flavor to it. Sorry.

Bippie January 22, 2007

A nice way to enjoy barley that would allow a lot of creativity. I found this took more like 45 minutes to cook along with the 10 minutes of preparation. I'd recommend punching up the flavor a little with your favorite seasonings.

sugarpea June 06, 2006

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