2 cups water 1 cup barley flakes Pinch salt, optional Optional fruit additions: 2 chopped bananas, 1/4 cup raisins or other dried fruit
Bring water to a boil in medium saucepan. Stir in barley flakes and salt. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low and cook for 20 minutes or until water is absorbed. During last 5 minutes of cooking, stir in fruit of choice, if desired. Makes 4 servings.
Microwave directions for a single serving
2/3 cup water 1/3 cup barley flakes Pinch salt, optional Optional fruit additions: 1/2 chopped banana, 2 tablespoons raisins or other dried fruit
In 4-cup microwave-proof container, combine water, barley, salt and fruit of choice. Microwave on HIGH power for 3 minutes. Stir. Continue to microwave on HIGH power for 3 minutes longer. Cool slightly and serve. Makes 1 serving.