A tasty alternative from steel-cut oats. This heart-healthy barley porridge is low in sugar, high in fiber, and taste! It can also be made with pearl barley.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
1 hr
additional:
2 hrs
total:
3 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place barley in a bowl and add 1 cup water; soak for 2 hours or overnight. Drain.

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  • Combine drained barley, apples, 2 cups water, brown sugar, cinnamon, butter, lemon juice, nutmeg, and salt in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until barley and apples are softened and water is absorbed, adding more water if needed, about 1 hour. Remove saucepan from heat and stir walnuts into barley.

Nutrition Facts

230 calories; protein 5.4g; carbohydrates 30.4g; fat 11.4g; cholesterol 2.7mg; sodium 163.1mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
01/27/2017
I've made this twice now once with apples and once with dried cherries and cranberries. I left the barley soaking overnight to keep the cooking time down in the morning. Delicious and carries you through to lunch. Read More
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