I have always enjoyed trying new things, I was making Spanish rice when i accident added barley instead.. Did want to waste it, so i cooked it as i was to cook Spanish rice.. give it to my boyfriend and he raved hours after the meal.. I just i'll do it again but on purpose..
Add butter to pan and melt on med low heat. Add the barley and fideo noodles.
Brown to golden toasted,about 4 minutes. watch it and stir as needed..
In a small bowl add tomatoes and bouillon and mix well. Transfer to the barley mixture and stir to combine. Then add water stir, bring to a high boil. Cook for 20 minutes. Then lower to low heat cover and cook for 25 minutes more til you get to your texture. add water if needed..