Tag Archives: Barley

It Started with Pork Chops

Feast your eyes on this delicious soup!  It is split peas, barley, and lentils in a wonderful broth from pork bones simmered overnight in the small Crock-Pot.  I added a sofrito of sautéed onions/celery/carrots just before serving, and it was super delicious. … Continue reading

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Country Ribs

  Another 15-minute-dinner.   It takes a bit of pre-planning, but this dinner came together in the time it took to cook the Brussels sprouts.  I had browned the ribs and put them into the Crockpot after breakfast.  The barley … Continue reading

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Soaked Soup

This delicious and nutritious soup was made in a flash with a little preliminary work a few hours beforehand. The soup is made of barley, lentils, and green split peas, with onions, celery, and carrots. To have this ready very … Continue reading

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Lots of Color – Lots of Nutrition

This didn’t start out to be Pepper Steak, but it ended up looking like it, doncha’ think? Actually, it isn’t even steak – but it is pork, with mushrooms and green and red peppers over barley, and sides of spinach … Continue reading

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Put it together, and what’ve you got? (sing along)

This is a plate made completely of leftovers. The mystery meat is meatloaf – I make it thin and bake it in the toaster oven for about twenty to thirty minutes instead of an hour in the big oven. The … Continue reading

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Hotchpotch Soup and Quicky Pizza

I learned a new word today: Hotchpotch Apparently a forerunner to the word with which we are more familiar: hodgepodge. But hotchpotch is the perfect word for the soupy stew shown here. Hotchpotch is a combination of meats and vegetables, … Continue reading

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Beef, Mushroom and Barley Soup – and Tomato Pesto

One of the benefits of having steak at dinnertime is that there is usually some meat leftover to make beef, barley, and mushroom soup – this time with carrots, onions, and beet greens. I make this on “doctor days” because … Continue reading

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