No image available
Member recipe

Creamy pearl barley

Member recipe by

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(0 ratings)

Member recipe by

Cooking time

Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 30 minutes

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 12

Excellent side with pork chops

This recipe has been submitted by the Good Food community. Sign in or create a My Good Food account to upload your own recipe creations. Please note that all recipes will be moderated but they are not tested in the Good Food kitchen.
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.

Ingredients

  • 90g butter
  • 2 chopped onions
  • 600g pearl barley
  • 1 celeriac chopped into slices then matchsticks 2cm long
  • 800ml-1l chicken or veg stock
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 300ml creme fraiche

Method

  1. Melt the butter in a pan, add the onions and cook over a medium heat until they are soft and beginning to take on some colour.

  2. Add the barley and celeriac, then stir-fry for two minutes. Pour in enough stock to cover by 1cm. Bring to the boil, cover the pan, then turn the heat right down and cook for 15-25 minutes. Have a peep from time to time – you may need to add a little more stock if it is becoming too dry.

  3. When the barley is just tender, add the lemon juice and crème fraîche, heat for a short while and then taste. Add salt and white pepper to taste. Serve hot in small bowls, with some shaved Grana Padano and a little more crème fraîche. Make up to a day in advance.

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.

Comments (0)

We’d love to hear how you got on with this recipe. Did you like it? Would you recommend others give it a try?

Be the first to comment on this recipe…

Questions (0)

Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved…

Be the first to ask a question about this recipe…

Tips (0)

Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.

Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe…