What Is Pearl Barley?
Rich in taste and nutrients, Pearl Barley is an ancient whole grain that has been used for thousands of years. Pearl barley has all the husks removed and is then polished (pearled), resulting in a product that resembles large grains of rice.
Why Should I Get Pearl Barley ?
Pearl barley is polished to remove its nutritious outer bran layer. Rich in taste and nutrients, barley is an ancient whole grain that has been used for thousands of years in everything from beer to bread. It can be prepared in a variety of different ways, but pearl barley is the most popular. With Pearl Barley's impressive protein content, as well as helping our bodies to grow and repair, evidence suggests that eating plenty of protein can help us to build muscle, keep us feeling fuller for longer and boost metabolism, making it easier to manage weight.
The grains are also naturally full of a whole range of vital nutrients. Such as magnesium which works in our bodies metabolism which in turn helps the normal functioning of the muscles and nervous system. Iron and vitamin B6 which our bodies need to keep our blood healthy. Selenium, which helps to keep the immune system working is should, is also found in the grains.
One of the first cultivated grains in history, Pearl Barley remains one of the most widely consumed grains, globally. Pearl barley can be used to bulk up soups and stews, made into a salad for a substantial main meal, or it can be used in place of Arborio rice in risotto. Pearl barley cooks to al dente in boiling, salted water in around 25 minutes, or around 40 minutes at a low simmer. Switch rice for barley and you will have a filling, comforting dish. Fry garlic, onion, spices in a saucepan before adding barley grains. Stir in your chosen stock a little bit at a time. Leave to simmer for 25 minutes until the stock has been absorbed.
Pearl Barley is GMO Free, well accepted by Vegans and it is Dairy Free, plus No Added Sugar
What's In My Pearl Barley ?
Ingredients: Pearl Barley. (Gluten).
Product Packed On A Premesis that handles Nuts, Seed, Soya, Sesame & Gluten
Country of Origin: U.K.
|Typical Values||Per 100g|
|Energy (kcals)||1345 Kcal|
|Energy (kj)||315 Kj|
|- Of Which Saturates||0.3 g|
|- Of Which Sugars||1 g|
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