This Kale & Squash Pearl Barley Risotto is proper winter-warmer comfort food…. not refined restaurant-food by any stretch, but simple and hearty home-cooked grub that will fill you up and warm you through on a chilly evening. Be warned that pearl barley doubles in size during cooking, so what looks like a measly saucepan of ingredients becomesRead more
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Easy Creamy Tomato Barley Risotto "The original recipe calls for pearled barley, but I picked up pot barley instead because it is much more nutritious. Not having cooked with either before, I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I absolutely loved the pot barley’s chewy texture!"
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What is Barley? Definition, Health Info and How to Cook
Cooking Pearl Barley - Cover 1 cup of pearl barley with 2 cups of water or vegetable broth and simmer for 30-40 minutes before fluffing with a fork. Or, try using a rice cooker. Add 2 1/2 cups water per cup of barley. (Took longer than 40 minutes stovetop)