Pot Barley

Barley is a wonderful whole grain for you to add into your diet. Although pearl barley is still good for you, pot barley is less refined and has a superior nutritional profile. Bottom line, look for the pot barley first.



  1. Soak the barley for 8 hours or overnight in ample water.
  2. Rinse the barley in a strainer. Drain well and remove any debris that may have made into your barley.
  3.  Now bring the 3 cups of water or broth to a boil. Add the barley, reduce heat to simmer and cover with a lid.
  4.  Simmer barley for 1 hour, strain remaining water and serve.
  • PREP 5 mins
  • COOK 60 mins