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barley side dish

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Mary Boteilho
Hendersonville, NC

One of our family favorites. Goes great with Steak and is a great alternative to potatoes.

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For barley side dish

  • 1 cup pearl barley
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 2 cans beef broth
  • 1 4-oz can mushrooms, plus liquid
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • salt to taste

How To Make barley side dish

  • 1
    Melt butter in a frying pan. Add the onion and barley and cook until onion is tender and barley is lightly browned.
  • 2
    Add the beef broth, canned mushrooms with liquid and nutmeg. Put all ingredients in a large baking dish.
  • 3
    Bake, uncovered in a 350 degree oven for 60 plus minutes, or until all liquid is absorbed. In my oven, it takes at least 75 minutes. This is a great alternative to potatoes.