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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Quick Mushroom Barley Soup

13 reviews

I surprised my mother with a visit some years ago, and she was preparing this soup when I walked in. It was so wonderful that I asked for the recipe, and I’ve been fixing it ever since. —Edie Irwin, Cornwall, New York

Southwestern Beef Barley Stew

12 reviews

Hearty and easy to fix, this thick stew has a comforting, chili-like flavor. It's my best barley recipe. I'm sure...


Mango Barley Salad

4 reviews

I made this fresh, colorful mango salad on the fly and it was a big hit! The bright flavor is...


Barley Risotto

6 reviews

Low in fat, but high in fiber, this delicious barley risotto puts a twist on the typical dish. With its...


Festive Three-Grain Salad

1 review

Wholesome ingredients and a festive appearance make this colorful side one of my holiday staples. Plus, I can assemble it...

Barley & Greens Salad

Chock-full of whole grains and fresh vegetables, this pretty dish can be served as a side or as a meal...


Great Grain Salad

2 reviews

I can't think of a better dish to round out a meal. My grain salad features all my favorite nuts,...

Vegetable Beef and Barley Soup

3 reviews

Winter weather calls for steaming bowls of this hearty soup. Chuck roast leftovers add extra homemade flavor. —Jeannie Klugh, Lancaster,...


Vegetable and Barley Pilaf

5 reviews

Hearty, colorful, easy and fast were the reviews we gave this good-for-you dish. Barley has a healthy amount of soluble...


Veggie Barley Salad

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