Pearl Barley - one of the world's oldest and most treasured grains - is used by cooks and chefs around the world in soups, cereals, salads, stir fries, pilafs, stuffings and many other applications. Its mild nutty flavor and the world's renewed love for the wholesome goodness of natural grains has made Bob's Red Mill Pearl Barley an exciting and popular food.
Diets rich in whole grain foods and other plant foods low in total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease and some cancers.
Basic Cooking Directions
Combine 1 cup Pearl Barley and 3 cups water in a medium-sized pot and bring to boil. Cover and reduce heat; cook 50-60 minutes. To achieve an even softer kernel, presoak Pearl Barley in twice the amount of water as grains for 5 hours or overnight. Cook in boiling water for 15 minutes.
Manufactured in a facility that also uses tree nuts, soy, wheat, and milk.
Keeps best refrigerated or frozen