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Tesco Pearl Barley 500G

Product properties

  • Suitable for vegetarians


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Guideline Daily Amount Summary

80g cooked contains

  • Energy

    , 5%of your GDA
  • Fat

    0.4g, 1%of your GDA
  • Saturates

    <0.1, < 1%of your GDA
  • Sugars

    0.2g, < 1%of your GDA
  • Salt

    <0.01, < 1%of your GDA

of the reference intake*
Typical values per 100g: Energy 500kJ/118kcal


Dried pearl barley.

Makes a great alternative to rice in risottos and sushi


Allergy Information:

  • Contains: Gluten
  • Allergy Advice! Contains barley. Barley contains gluten.


  • Store in a cool, dry place.
  • Once opened, reseal using the tape provided.

Packed in:

the U.K.


Time:1 hour

Instructions:No need to soak. Rinse thoroughly before cooking.
Place 100g of pearl barley into a large saucepan with 500ml of water.
Place the pan on the medium hob ring over a high heat. Bring to the boil and
boil for 10 minutes.
Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 50 minutes, until the pearl barley has
softened but is slightly firm to the bite.
Drain thoroughly, rinse and use as required.
All appliances vary. these are guidlines only.

Number Of Uses:



Pea and bacon barley risotto.

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

1½ litres water
300g Tesco Pearl Barley
300g smoked back bacon, diced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 medium onion, finely chopped
200g button mushrooms, quartered
1litre vegetable stock
160g garden peas
Freshly ground black pepper

1. Bring the water to the boil in a large saucepan over a high heat, add the
pearl barley and boil for 10 minutes, then drain and rinse thoroughly.
2. Meanwhile, heat a large frying pan over a medium heat, add the bacon and fry
for 2 minutes.
3. Add the garlic, onion and mushrooms. Fry for 5 minutes, stirring regularly,
then add the pearl barley and cook for a further 30 seconds.
4. Stir the stock into the mixture, reduce the heat to a low and simmer for 35
minutes, stirring occasionally.
5. Add the peas, season to taste and simmer for 10 minutes, then serve

To Serve:
Sprinkle with a few shaving of Parmesan cheese.

Serving Suggestions:


Net Contents:

500g e

Name and Address:

Tesco Stores Ltd.,
Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,


Typical Values100g cooked contains80g cooked contains
Energy500kJ (118kcal)400kJ (95kcal)
*Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)--

Other Nutrition Info:

When cooked according to instructions.25g of uncooked pearl barley weighs approximately 80g when cooked.

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