Side Dish Confetti Barley

Confetti Barley

This recipe was featured on
"You're the Chef" episode #613.

Pretty good. Will probably make it.Pretty good. Will probably make it.

3.5 out of 5 (10 ratings)

Yield: four portions


  • 1/4 lb. barley
  • 1 qt. water
  • 1/2 c. butter, salted, block, clarified
  • 1/4 c. Spanish onions, small dice
  • 1/4 c. green peppers, small dice
  • 1/4 c. red peppers, small dice
  • 2 Tbsp. parsley, fresh, chopped
  • to taste salt, table
  • to taste black pepper, ground


  1. Simmer the barley until it is soft. Drain the water, rinsing the barley with cold water to remove all the starch. Reserve.
  2. Sauté onions and peppers in butter until they are soft.
  3. Add the barley to the vegetables and cook until the barley is re-heated.

    Add the parsley and season with salt and pepper.

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