Barley Recipes

Use recipes with barley to mix up your whole grain routine. You can spice things up with with Indian barley recipes for dinner—or start your day with breakfast barley recipes that have mild nutty flavor.

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Tomato Barley Salad

I like to serve this fuss-free salad alongside barbecued chicken for a hot summer evening dinner on the deck.—Sandi Lange, Sherwood Park, Alberta

Sausage-Barley Casserole

This is the perfect dish for a cool winter evening. It uses a grain which is usually reserved for baking...


Barley Peasant Soup

In this recipe, the good-tasting grain simmers in a broth brightened with a cornucopia of vegetables. Try it for a...


Lentil-Barley Ham Soup

5 reviews

“This hearty veggie-and-herb soup is light and easy to prepare, yet still has all the delicious flavor of my grandmother's...


Vegetable Bean Barley Soup

4 reviews

This hearty soup is as filling as it is comforting. Full of zucchini, barley, tomatoes and carrots, it's one recipe...

Veggie Barley Salad

"When I took this salad to a family potluck, it was such a hit! I often fix it with basil-flavored...


Slow & Easy Minestrone

5 reviews

Hot soup on a cold day is something I just can't get enough of. It's a snap to put together,...

Lemony Vegetable Barley Salad

My husband, Daniel is a big eater who likes generous portions. So I look for hearty dishes that satisfy. This...


Italian Beef Barley Stew

11 reviews

With potatoes, carrots, roast beef and barley, this soup is a hearty meal-in-a-bowl. —Jacqueline Kloess, Iowa City, Iowa


Make-Ahead Beef Barley Soup

9 reviews

"This satisfying soup is wonderful for a busy day when you want something hot in a hurry," assures Lisa Ortis...


Short Rib Soup

2 reviews

This is one of my dad's most irresistible dishes. It has a flavorful broth, tender meat and colorful vegetables. It...

Golden Beet Curry Risotto with Crispy Beet Greens

I was delighted to find golden beets at the farmers market and knew they'd be perfect in a risotto recipe...


Slow-Cooked Beef Barley Soup

20 reviews

“My hubby doesn't usually consider a bowl of soup 'dinner,' but this hearty, comforting soup, served with cornbread on the...