With its nutty flavor and pasta-like chew, barley is a versatile grain. High in fiber and protein, it is also a nutritious alternative to rice. For inspiration on how to incorporate this healthy grain into your diet, browse through this collection of barley recipes, from hearty salads to breakfast porridge.
"Designer soups" as Jordon Carroll calls chef-inspired pureed soups, often have lots of added butter and cream. She prefers old-fashioned ones like this mushroom-barley, which gets its flavor from good-quality beef stock.