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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Cabbage Barley Soup

9 reviews

My neighbor had an abundance of cabbage, so a group of us had a contest to see who could come up with the best cabbage dish. My vegetarian cabbage soup was the clear winner—they ate the whole pot! —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario

Beef Barley Skillet

2 reviews

This versatile dish goes together fast since it's made with quick-cooking barley. You can make it with ground turkey or...


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...

Bean & Barley Salad

20 reviews

"This hearty salad lasts for days in the fridge - perfect for leftovers. We like to spoon it onto pita...


Garden Barley Salad

This light side dish created by the Test Kitchen is great if you've never tried couscous. With light lemon dressing,...

Wild Rice Barley Salad

I like this chilled salad because it's out of the ordinary. The rice is tossed with barley, green pepper, olives...


Turkey Barley Tomato Soup

3 reviews

This low-calorie soup is so quick to prepare and tastes so good. It's a real stomach-filler and warms us up...


Chili with Barley

3 reviews

From Falmouth, Kentucky, Shirley McClanahan notes, “This is one of those quick but delicious, one-dish dinner recipes you can never...


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...

Potato-Beef Barley Soup

4 reviews

I originally got this recipe off of the Kathie Lee and Regis show about 14 years ago. It quickly became...


Southwestern Barley Salad

Cilantro comes through in this colorful side that's zesty but not too spicy. It also makes a great luncheon dish...


Barley and Rice Pilaf

1 review

If you're tired of potatoes, try this quick-and-easy pilaf for a change of taste. "I put it together while trying...


Barley Radish Salad

1 review

"My family loves barley, so I try to work it into everyday menus&151;including picnics and packed lunches," writes Maude Chuha...


Curried Barley with Raisins

Besides being frugal, this side dish from our test kitchen is fast. That's because it calls for quick-cooking barley, which...

Rice and Barley Salad

Chock-full of colorful veggies and fresh garden flavor, this hearty, mouthwatering salad is almost a meal in itself! Shared by...


Lemony Vegetable Barley Salad

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


Hearty Beef and Barley Soup

31 reviews

This hearty beef and barley soup is a favorite menu item in our house throughout the year. Everyone savors the...


Barley-Stuffed Peppers

2 reviews

My mother cooked with barley a lot, so when I found this recipe for stuffed peppers, I know it would...


Tomato Barley Soup

I frequently serve this attractive soup as the mouthwatering meal after a day of skiing and sledding. Everyone who samples...


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


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,...


Hearty Chicken Barley Soup

3 reviews

No question—this is my favorite soup. It's so filling that I serve it as a hearty main dish, and I...

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Barley Bell Peppers

If you and your family like stuffed peppers, you're going to love this recipe. Instead of the usual rice, these...


Beef Barley Soup

6 reviews

When most folks think of barley, they picture it served up in a delicious soup. I'm no exception! This is...


Barley Burger Stew

8 reviews

"I found this hearty stew recipe in an old cookbook purchased at a flea market," recalls Judy McCarthy of Derby,...


Bean Soup Mix

1 review

An attractive bag of this savory mix makes a tasteful gift for a teacher or co-worker— remember to attach the...


Mandarin Barley Salad

1 review

Think barley is boring? You won't after you've tried this salad. I've found it's still yummy the second day. —


Barley Corn Salad

7 reviews

A terrific alternative to pasta salad, this colorful side dish adds refreshing herb flavor to corn, barley, and red and...