Barley and Mushrooms

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 1 hour 20 min.


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 21, 2022
I serve this with baked chicken, particularly when we want a change from rice dishes.—Carol Funk, Richard, Saskatchewan


  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup medium pearl barley
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley


  1. In a saucepan, saute onion and mushrooms in butter until tender. Add water, bouillon, salt and pepper; mix well. bring to a boil. Add barley and parsley. Pour into a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 80-90 minutes or until the barley is tender.

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