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

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....


Southwest Barley Salad

With black beans, corn, peppers and onions, this tasty barley dish is a filling accompaniment to any entree. Plus, the...


Savory Lentil Barley Soup

1 review

"I get frequent requests from my family for this thick, full-flavored soup in the winter," reports Myrtle Brandt of Morris,...


Vegetable Barley Saute

1 review

This wonderful side dish can easily be turned into a hearty entree by adding cooked chicken. —Taste of Home Test...

White Bean ‘N’ Barley Soup

2 reviews

"A friend of mine gave me this recipe, and it's delicious," says Stephanie Land of Sudbury, Ontario.


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...

Corn and Red Pepper Barley Salad

1 review

Here's a delicious way to present barley at its best. Instead of being lost in a sea of other ingredients...


Barley Waldorf Salad

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


Barley Vegetable Salad

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


Onion Barley Casserole

2 reviews

MY HUSBAND and I grew up on plain hearty foods, and we both learned early on that simple food, well...

Mexican Bean Barley Soup

1 review

Wonderfully warming, this soup is always on the menu for the retreats we host on our woodland farm. Everyone enjoys...


Confetti Barley Pilaf

This pilaf is both colorful and tasty," says Kris Erickson from Everett, Washington. "The slightly chewy texture of the barley,...


Lentil Barley Stew

You can have your comfort food and nutrition, too, when you stir up Sandy Starks' scrumptious stew. "We love this...


Barley Bake

This is a delicious change of pace from potato casseroles. Slivered almonds give it a nice crunch.—Lamar Lyons Parker, Peoria,...


Mushroom Barley Soup Mix

1 review

Steaming bowls of homemade soup are less than an hour away when you have this lovely layered soup mix on...

Colorful Bean & Barley with Almonds Salad

Jazz up any table setting with this tasty combination of colorful veggies, beans and nuts.
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Barley Vegetable Stew

1 review

From Waupaca, Wisconsin, Barbara Lane shares the recipe for a hearty barley stew that's sure to take the edge off...


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,...


Homemade Lentil Barley Stew

7 reviews

“Green chilies and fresh ginger add zip to this thick meatless stew. It can be served as is or with...


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,...


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...


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...

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Mushroom Spinach Barley Soup

3 reviews

Looking for a filling, meatless meal in a bowl? Ladle up this delicious soup. It's a treasured favorite with my...


Texas Barley Salad

1 review

“I got this recipe from a cook in Mexico while I was there on a Mission trip,” says Marilyn Sonnenberg...


Barley Vegetable Soup

3 reviews

Our taste testers loved this delicious vegetarian soup brimming with veggies and barley. Though it doesn’t taste like it, the...


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Mexican Bean ‘n’ Barley Chili

1 review

Chili powder adds just the right amount of “heat” to this filling, fast and fabulous vegetarian meal idea from Lana...


Satisfying Cremini Barley

3 reviews

"About two decades ago, I became a pretty strict vegetarian. Now, though I've eased up a bit and occasionally eat...


Lemony Vegetable Barley Salad

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