Recipe courtesy of GoBarley
Are you tired of the same old breakfast routine? Spice things up with a hearty and healthy bowl of Slow Cooked Barley Breakfast! Imagine a warm and creamy bowl of barley cooked to perfection, topped with your favourite toppings like fresh berries, nuts, and maple syrup. With its satisfying texture and nutty flavour, barley is a nutritious and versatile grain that’s perfect for any meal.
Slow Cooked Barley Breakfast
- 1 cup pot or pearl barley
- 4 1/2 cups water
- Grease a small or medium slow cooker stoneware well. In it, combine barley and water. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours. Serve hot.
- Cooked barley may be covered and stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To serve, combine with 2 to 4 Tbsp (30 – 60 mL) water or milk; cover and microwave on medium power for a minute or two until hot.
- Thick slices of apples may be added along with the barley. Serve with chopped dried apricots or cranberries, fresh berries, slices of peaches, pecans, chopped dark chocolate, brown sugar or maple syrup, cinnamon or milk.