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

Barley Casserole

2 reviews

"Growing up on a farm, I was used to eating good wholesome food, including a variety of barley dishes," informs...


Barley Bake

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


Confetti Barley Pilaf

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


Barley and Mushrooms

2 reviews

I serve this with baked chicken, particularly when we want a change from rice dishes.—Carol Funk, Richard, Saskatchewan

Mushroom Barley Bake

1 review

The first time I tasted this barley bake was when my daughter, a busy nurse, mother and farm wife, made...


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...

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...


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...


Broccoli Barley Saute

Here's a fun way to "spice up" your skillet suppers! Barley is a nice change of pace from rice, and...


Veggie Barley Salad

"When I took this salad to a family potluck, it was such a hit! I often fix it with basil-flavored...

Sausage-Barley Casserole

This is the perfect dish for a cool winter evening. It uses a grain which is usually reserved for baking...


Vegetable and Barley Pilaf

5 reviews

Hearty, colorful, easy and fast were the reviews we gave this good-for-you dish. Barley has a healthy amount of soluble...


Apricot Barley Casserole

1 review

It doesn't take long to put together this pretty side dish dotted with dried apricots and golden raisins. Then just...


Mixed Rice and Barley Bake

The mellow flavor of the wholesome grains in this nutritious casserole is enhanced by garlic, onion and thyme. "The hearty...


Rice and Barley Pilaf

3 reviews

With a trio of whole grains, wild and brown rice and barley, this is packed with nutrition. Add half-and-half and...

Lentil White Bean Pilaf

4 reviews

Vegetarians will be happy to see this hearty meatless grain pilaf on the holiday buffet table. I like to make...


Baked Barley and Wild Rice

“We eat many whole grain dishes, but this is our favorite.” Not only is it heartwarming and flavorful, it also...


Barley Pilaf with Bacon

3 reviews

“This is a tried-and-true recipe from my days working in an oat-and-barley flour mill,” says Lili Hill of Athens, Georgia....


Barley Risotto

6 reviews

Low in fat, but high in fiber, this delicious barley risotto puts a twist on the typical dish. With its...


Springtime Barley

2 reviews

While working as a sorority house mother, Sharon Helmick of Colfax, Washington occasionally filled in for the cook. “The girls...


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...


Mushroom Barley Casserole

6 reviews

A dear friend shared this recipe with me years ago. My family enjoys it with meat dishes as a substitute...


Vegetable Barley

Says Ellen Govertsen of Wheaton, Illinois: “This hearty side dish has colorful green snow peas, red pepper and just a...

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Golden Beet Curry Risotto with Crispy Beet Greens

I was delighted to find golden beets at the farmers market and knew they'd be perfect in a risotto recipe...


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...


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...


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...