Pearled Barley

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  • — Raw Pearled Barley
  • — Kosher
  • — Free of Fat & Cholesterol
  • — Very low in Sodium
  • — A very good source of Dietary Fiber
  • — Manganese and Selenium
  • — Product of the USA

Pearled barley is one of the healthiest grains you can find. It’s highly nutritious and provides a variety of health benefits. Aside from being right for you, pearled barley is also delicious, which makes it easy to include this grain in your meal plan. There are plenty of recipes you can try out to diversify your diet and make it healthier.

Health Benefits

Grains must be a part of any well-balanced diet. Although many of them possess similar properties, and all of them are good for your health, some grains stand out due to some unique benefits they can offer. Pearled barley is one of them.

The most important health benefits of barley are:

  • It helps you control the level of blood sugar.
    Therefore, this particular grain is perfect for diabetics and people who fall into a high-risk group for developing this disease. Because the number of people with type 2 diabetes has been continuously growing over the last decades, eating pearled barley on a regular basis is a good idea for everyone. This grain has low glycemic index, so eating it helps increase your insulin sensitivity and lowers the level of glucose.
  • It lowers your blood pressure.
    Pearled barley is rich in dietary fiber. According to some studies, consuming a healthy amount of fiber on a daily basis helps normalize blood pressure. It is also useful for weight loss.
  • It lowers your “bad” cholesterol levels.
    While pearled barley isn’t particularly useful in boosting the level of “good” HDL cholesterol, research has proven that it can effectively cleanse your arteries from its harmful counterpart, LDL cholesterol. Therefore, eating it reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke.
  • It is a perfect grain for diet.
    If your primary goal is weight loss, pearled barley is the best grain to eat. It takes more time to digest than other grains, so it allows you to feel full longer.

INGREDIENTS: Pearl Barley

Storage Time: up to 3 years

Country of Origin: USA

Packaged in a facility that also processes Tree Nuts and Wheat

 

Nutritional Value

One cup (157 g) of cooked pearled barley contains a great number of nutrients, including:

  • Dietary fiber: 6 g (24% RDA)
  • Thiamin: 0.1 mg (9% RDA)
  • Folate: 25.1 mcg (6% RDA)
  • Niacin: 3.2 mg (16% RDA)
  • Iron: 2.1 mg (12% RDA)
  • Manganese: 0.4 mg (20% RDA)
  • Selenium: 13.5 mcg (9% RDA)

RDA: Required Daily Amount

Recipes

Pearl Barley with Roasted Vegetables

Pearl Barley with Roasted Vegetables
INGREDIENTS

For the Pearl Barley & Veggies:

  • 1 1/2 C Crimini Mushrooms destemmed and sliced, 116g
  • 1 Red Yellow, Green or Orange Bell Pepper, deseeded and diced
  • 1 lb Green Beans (sub zucchini or eggplant when in season!), 426g
  • 12 oz Cherry Tomatoes cut in 1/2, 340g
  • 2 tsp Garlic minced, 6g
  • 1/2 Red onion chopped, 116g
  • 3 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil divided, 36g
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp BlackPepper
  • 1 C Pearl Barley 198g
  • 1 1/2 C Water 354g

 

For the Dressing:

  • 1 Tbs Lemon juice


For the Garnish:

  • Chopped Fresh Parsley
  • Pine nuts, toasted

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Toast the Pine Nuts:
– Preheat Oven to 350F (177C) and toast pine nuts for 6-7 minutes, or until toasty and fragrant. Set aside to cool.

Cook the Pearl Barley:
– Soak pearl barley in a boiling water for 1 hour.
– Add pearl barley and water to a saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Once boiling, reduce heat, cover, and simmer until all liquid is absorbed and pearl barley is fluffy – about 30 minutes.

Roast the Veggies:
– Pour olive oil into a large frying pan. Add finely chopped garlic and red onion. To fry. Add mushrooms, green beans, bellpepperand cherry tomatoes. Salt and pepper. Stew for about 10 minutes. Add to the vegetables pearl barley and mix well.
– Garnish with lemon juice, pine nuts and fresh parsley. Serve immediately.

Enjoy!!!

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