Barley Risotto with Kale and Sausage

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 4 cups chicken broth Olive oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 medium red onion, chopped 3 sweet sausages 1 tablespoon fennel seeds, toasted 1 bunch dinosaur kale, chopped coarse 1½ cups barley ¼ cup Asiago cheese, grated 1 tablespoon butter Salt and pepper, to taste PREPARATION In a medium sized saucepot […]

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Herbed Beef Barley Stew

Serves 6-8 INGREDIENTS Olive oil, for sautéing 2 tablespoons butter 2 medium yellow onions, chopped medium 3-4 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 pound beef stew meat, cut into 2 inch cubes and pre-seasoned with salt & pepper ½ cup fresh thyme, chopped ¼ cup fresh rosemary, chopped ½ cup fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped 1 […]

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Lemony Gold Beet Barley Risotto

Serves 6 Barley replaces the traditional Arborio rice here for a textured, nutty-tasting whole-grain risotto. Soaking the barley overnight reduces its cooking time. Gold beets have a sweet, mellow flavor. When roasted with the skin intact, their beautiful color is preserved. Wait to salt the risotto until you’ve added the ricotta salata; as the name […]

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