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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Barley and Corn Casserole

2 reviews

This hearty colorful casserole goes well with pork, chicken or fish. For convenience, it can be made ahead and refrigerated before serving.—Diane Molberg, Emerald Park, Saskatchewan

Colorful Barley Salad

Chili powder and cumin give this distinctive barley salad a subtle Tex-Mex flavor. It's a super make-ahead side dish. Folks...


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,...


Barley Vegetable Salad

I often serve this salad as an entree on summer nights when it's too hot to eat a heavy meal....


Vegetable Barley Bake

1 review

Forget the potatoes and rice, and consider this change-of-pace dinner accompaniment. Wholesome barley makes for a heart-smart dish that complements...

Vegetable Soup with Dumplings

This nutritious soup never gets boring, because the vegetables can vary depending on what's in season or on hand. In...


Barley Ham Salad

A pleasant alternative to pasta salad, this colorful side dish gives barley, cubed ham and a medley of vegetables. "Every...

Apple-Cranberry Grains

1 review

These delicious slow-cooker grains are perfect. I set my slow cooker to start automatically overnight and a hearty breakfast is...


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Chicken Barley Soup

19 reviews

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


Barley Waldorf Salad

To create this tasty twist on traditional Waldorf salads, simply cook the barley, then mix together all the ingredients. The...


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...


Wild Rice and Barley Soup Mix

2 reviews

Warm up your loved ones on frosty winter nights with this hearty, stick-to-the-ribs soup mix. Layered in pretty bow-tied jars,...


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...


Tomato Barley Soup

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


Mushroom Barley Soup

19 reviews

A few years ago, a friend at work shared the recipe for this wonderful soup. With beef, barley and vegetables,...

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...


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...