Middle Eastern Spiced Barley

Orge aux épices du Moyen-Orient

Embark on a Middle Eastern culinary journey with our Spiced Middle Eastern Barley recipe. Discover the perfect fusion of authentic ingredients, crafting a flavorful and historically rich dining experience.

Preparation 2 min
Cooking 40 min
Portion 4

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Calories
215
Fat
4
Carbohydrates
42
Fibre
8
Protein
6
Sodium
50
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Ingredients

  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) plant-based margarine
  • 1 ml (1/4 tsp) ground cinnamon
  • 1 ml (1/4 tsp) ground ginger
  • 1 ml (1/4 tsp) ground turmeric
  • 250 ml (1 cup) pearl barley, rinsed
  • 625 ml (2 1/2 cups) vegetable broth, reduced in salt
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. In a saucepan, melt the margarine over low heat and add the spices. Stir for about 1 minute.
  2. Add the barley and stir to coat well.
  3. Add stock and bring to a boil over high heat. Stir.
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer for 35 minutes or until the liquid has completely evaporated and the grains are tender.
  5. Season with salt and pepper, if desired, then serve.
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