Barley with Bacon

3-4
Servings
10m
Prep Time
30m
Cook Time
40m
Ready In


"Delicious with pork, poultry or fish. For pearl barley which looks like little white pearls (hence its name) you do not need to soak it, it in 30-40 minutes. "

Original recipe yields 3-4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (112.9 g)
  • Calories 213.4
  • Total Fat - 9.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 3.2 mg
  • Sodium - 311.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 29.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.1 g
  • Sugars - 2.2 g
  • Protein - 2 g
  • Calcium - 12.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

In a saucepan, sauté the shallots and bacon in the butter over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add the barley. Continue cooking for about 2 minutes, while stirring.

Step 2

Add the wine and reduce to almost dry. Add the broth and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer gently for 30 to 40 minutes, until the barley is tender. Add salt and pepper.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

QueenBea

I served this as a side to pan fried pork chops and it turned out tasty. I will double the bacon next time I make this. Made for the Billboard Recipe Tag Game.

review by:
(20 Dec 2012)