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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27 Comforting Barley Soup Recipes

If you’re in search of a hearty and cozy meal, look no farther than these barley soup recipes.

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...


Butternut Squash and Barley Soup

2 reviews

I love to use my garden produce in this veggie-packed soup. Serve it with oatmeal dinner rolls and you have...


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....


Mushroom Veggie Barley Soup

This is one of our foods to eat while watching football games. It really warms us up.—Patricia Maly, Mokena, Illinois

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...


Comforting Beef Barley Soup

17 reviews

When the weather outside is nippy, we want a bowl of soup that’s chock-full of beef, barley and veggies. It's...

Beef Barley Lentil Soup

32 reviews

I serve this soup often to family and friends on cold nights, along with homemade rolls and a green salad....


Southwest Barley Salad

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


Ground Beef Barley Soup

6 reviews

I first tasted this soup when a friend served it to our family one day after church. It's now a...


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,...

Teriyaki Barley Salad

Bring a taste of the Orient to your own dinner table with this recipe. It's a salad that tastes like...


Herbed Beef Barley Soup

Thyme comes through in this colorful soup that's chock-full of tender beef. You can use any combination of vegetables you...


Vegetable Barley Salad

1 review

"I adapted this great-tasting wholesome salad from another recipe," notes Marge Chapko from Eau Claire, Wisconsin. "I serve it to...


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...


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.

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...


Bacon, Beef and Barley Soup

3 reviews

With a medley of barley, beef and vegetables, this thick, stew-like soup is brimming with flavor and texture. Every spoonful...


Beef Barley Soup with Roasted Vegetables

9 reviews

The beauty of this soup is that you can roast the vegetables separately in the oven while it's simmering away....


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...


Hearty Barley Beef Soup

1 review

A big slice of sourdough bread goes great with a bowl of this heart-warming soup that's brimming with beef and...


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Mushroom Barley Soup for Two

10 reviews

This is part of my favorite meal, quick and easy to prepare and the perfect amount for two of us....


Hearty Vegetable Barley Soup

2 reviews

My mom picked up this barley soup recipe in her fitness class and passed it to me. It’s loaded with...


Three-Bean Soup

This is a terrific recipe for cold days. Even my young son asks for it! I like it because it's...

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Swiss-Barley Mushroom Soup

In this recipe, hearty barley and rich Swiss cheese add a flavorful twist to traditional mushroom soup. You'll find one...


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...


Turkey Barley Soup

I originally created this turkey barley soup as a way to use Thanksgiving leftovers. I think you'll agree it's too...


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...


Vegetable Bean Barley Soup

4 reviews

This hearty soup is as filling as it is comforting. Full of zucchini, barley, tomatoes and carrots, it's one recipe...