Pearl Barley Pilaf

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Rob R.

This is a vegetarian variation on a Cooking Light recipe, which used chicken.

Top Review by threeovens

This was really good and quite easy. I just put everything together and had time to prepare some roasted asparagus, a salad, and a steak to go with it. I made it as written except I used fresh tomatoes and green frying peppers. Very nice and healthy side dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the first 7 ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Coat skillet with cooking spray and oil; add chopped onion, bell pepper, and soy sauce.
  3. Cook over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until vegetables are lightly browned.
  4. Add broth, barley, tomatoes, and spice mixture, and stir well.
  5. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 55 minutes or until barley is done.
  6. Let stand 15 minutes.
  7. Stir in green onions.
  8. Serve.

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