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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Ground Beef and Barley Soup

20 reviews

I came across this recipe years ago at a recipe exchange through a church group. The contributor didn't sign her name, so I don't know who to thank. But my husband and son thank me for preparing it by helping themselves to seconds and thirds! - Ellen McCleary, Scotland, Ontario

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...


Southwestern Chicken Barley Soup

6 reviews

Kell Ferell of Alamo, North Dakota drives 80 miles round-trip every day for her job, so she needs quick, healthy...


Barley Bean Chili

1 review

Most folks have heard of barley soup, but this barley chili takes them by surprise. My variation features a delectable...


Beef and Barley Mulligan

2 reviews

This hearty recipe was in a handmade recipe book I received from a relative as a bridal shower gift.—Dawn Supina,...

Dilly Beef Barley Soup

My mother and grandmother were wonderful cooks who taught me to create foods that were both attractive and full-flavored. This...


Broccoli Barley Soup

1 review

The addition of barley makes this both a flavorful and hearty broccoli soup.

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 Soup with Dumplings

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


Hearty Oxtail Soup

7 reviews

I created this recipe on the spur of the moment for a friend who was coming to visit. I knew...


Curried Chicken Barley Salad

3 reviews

A trip through the potluck line at a 4-H supper introduced me to this luscious cold summer salad. The ingredients...

Barley Peasant Soup

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


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...


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...


Beef and Barley

I like to serve this to company. I'm not sure where the recipe originated for this country-style dish, but I...


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...

Barley & Greens Salad

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


Nutty Barley Bake

13 reviews

When I started bringing this distinctive dish to holiday dinners, a lot of people had never seen barley in anything...


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,...


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...


Tomato Barley Soup

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


Turkey Rice and Barley Soup

4 reviews

Myrna Sisel of Green Bay, Wisconsin makes the most of her turkey by simmering the carcass to create this soup...