Sweet Citrus Barley and Pistachios

Sweet Citrus Barley and Pistachios

Sweet Citrus Barley and Pistachios

Florida Coastal Cooking

Serves 4, 1/2 cup serving
Vegan Option
 

Ingredients

1 cup barley
2 cups water
1 orange or satsuma
Juice 1/2 lemon
1/4 tsp coarse sea salt
2 to 3 Tbsp honey or agave for vegan
1/4 cup shelled pistachios 

Directions

1. Rinse barley well in running water; add to small pot with water, bring to a boil, reduce heat and cover; cook 40 minutes; remove from heat cook an additional 10 minutes.

2. Peel orange and blend in Magic Bullet or blender with juice of lemon, salt and honey or agave; mix well and pour over 2 cups of the cooked barley, reserve the remaining barley for another use; spoon barley mixture into large bowl.  Chop pistachios and top barley mixture.

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