Toasted Breakfast Barley With Dried Fruit

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by akgrown

Grinding the barley cracks the grains, which allows them to cook faster and maintain their chewy texture; toasting the grains brings out a nutty flavor. To decrease morning prep, grind and toast the barley ahead of time and store in an airtight container. From Cooking Light.

Top Review by timhammond

tasty.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place 1/3 cup barley in a blender; process until coarsely ground (15-20 seconds). Place ground barley in a large saucepan. Repeat procedure with remaining barley. Cook barley over medium heat 4 minutes or until toasted, stirring frequently.
  2. Add water, sugar, and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 25 minutes until barley is soft, stirring frequently.
  3. Add milk; cook 5 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly.
  4. Stir in raisins, apricots, and almonds. Serve immediately.

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