Quick-cooking with a tender pasta-like texture pearled barley is a palate-pleasing addition to soup or stew – or serve is as a side dish like rice. Organic & non-GMO. No additives or preservatives. Husk free & polished for quick cooking. Soft and tender pasta-like texture. Mild slightly sweet & nutty flavor. Serve as a side dish like rice or other grains. Stir into soup or stew. 4 grams of protein + 7 grams fiber per ¼ cup. Low in fat + zero cholesterol. Vegan. . Tired of rice? Bored with bulgur? Swap one of your usual go-to whole grains with tender-textured nutty-tasting organic pearled barley. . Harvested from the husk-covered ears of the barley plant a type of grass barley is stripped of its tough inedible outer coating and then polished to create a smooth shiny pearlescent grain. Though not considered a whole grain because its outer layers have been removed pearled barley cooks more quickly than whole-grain hulled barley and boasts a more tender texture. . If you like Arrowhead Mills® Organic Pearled Barley you’ll love this palate-pleasing version from Vitacost®. . Get cookin’! Rinse first then combine one cup of pearled barley with 2 cups of water in a large pot. Bring water to a boil reduce heat and simmer for 30 to 45 minutes or longer for softer texture. Fluff with a fork and serve or add to recipes as desired. For extra flavor try cooking hulled barley in stock or broth instead of water. . About Vitacost. Vitacost nutritional products are manufactured to high standards of quality efficacy and safety. Each Vitacost product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR 111) Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
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