Easy Recipes

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Make it Snappy!

Think barley is just for soup? While it is awesome in soup, today’s barley can be used for every meal. We encourage you to try it in your breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes…and even dessert! We suspect you’ll fall in love with this flexible and nutrition-packed ancient grain.

Snappy Grains quick-cooking barley cooks up in just 10 minutes, thanks to our unique process! It has a neutral taste and will absorb any spice or flavor that it is cooked in. This ancient grain is a great alternative to rice, potatoes and pasta, plus adds a greater health profile to your meals.

Tarragon Snappy Grains Fritters

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Recipe by Liana Robberecht: Executive Chef, WinSport, Calgary, Alberta. Chef Liana says: “You can make these in a snap!” 1 cup Snappy Grains, cooked and then cooled 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp dried parsley 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp dried tarragon Pinch of sea salt ¼ cup onion finely chopped ½ tsp dry… Read More »Tarragon Snappy Grains Fritters

Snappy Grains Vegetarian Burger

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Recipe by Liana Robberecht: Executive Chef, WinSport, Calgary, Alberta. Chef Liana says: “You can make these in a snap!” 1 ½ cups of Snappy Grains, cooked and then cooled ½ cup canned chick peas – puréed in a food processor ¼ cup roasted red pepper, chopped 1⁄8 cup thinly sliced & chopped sweet onion 1 tsp… Read More »Snappy Grains Vegetarian Burger

Snappy Grains Tabouleh Salad

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Recipe by Liana Robberecht: Executive Chef, WinSport, Calgary, Alberta. Chef Liana says: “You can make this in a snap!” 1 ¼ cups vegetable stock 1 cup Snappy Grains ¾ cup green onions, sliced ¾ cup fresh parsley, chopped ¾ cup fresh mint, chopped 1 cup tomatoes, diced ½ cup cucumbers, cubed 1⁄3 cup canola oil 2… Read More »Snappy Grains Tabouleh Salad

Snappy Grains Barley Cookies

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Recipe by Liana Robberecht: Executive Chef, WinSport, Calgary, Alberta. Chef Liana says: “You can make these in a snap!” ¾ cup butter, softened 1 cup loosely packed brown sugar ¼ cup white sugar 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract ¾ tsp baking powder ¾ tsp sea salt ¼ tsp baking soda 2 cups All… Read More »Snappy Grains Barley Cookies

Smokey Barley Chipotle

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Snappy Grains Chipotle 1½ tbsp olive oil ½ cup white onions, diced 1 green pepper, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp chipotle chili powder 2 oz tomato paste 1 tsp salt 2½ tsp cumin ½ tsp oregano 1-15 oz can diced tomatoes with juice 1¾ cup uncooked Snappy Grains 1¾ cup chicken broth ½… Read More »Smokey Barley Chipotle

Jambalaya-me-o-my-ah!

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Snappy Grains Jambalaya 1 tbsp canola oil 1 lb (450 g) Italian sausage (spicy or mild) 1 large red pepper, diced 1 jalapeño, seeded, chopped 2 large onions, diced 4 stalks celery, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1½ cups Snappy Grains 3 cup diced tomatoes with juice 1½ cups chicken stock ¼ cup chopped parsley… Read More »Jambalaya-me-o-my-ah!

Barley Hot n’ Chili

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Snappy Grains Chili 1 tbsp canola or olive oil 1 onion, fine chopped 1 tbsp chili powder* 2 tsp cumin 1 tsp coriander, opt. 1 lb ground beef 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 jalapeño, seeded, chopped ½ cup mushrooms, sliced 14 oz. red kidney beans** drained 5.5 oz. tomato paste 19 oz diced tomatoes, tinned… Read More »Barley Hot n’ Chili

Barley Mandarin Salad

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Snappy Grains Mandarin Salad 1¼ cup vegetable stock 1 cup Snappy Grains 1 tbsp olive or canola oil 1 cup mushrooms, sliced 1 cup celery, diced ¼ cup green onion, sliced 1⁄3 cup olive or canola oil 2 tbsp cider vinegar 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce 3 mandarin oranges, sectioned ½ cup almonds, slivered ¼… Read More »Barley Mandarin Salad

Barley Mushroom Soup

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Snappy Grains Mushroom Soup 1 tbsp olive oil ¾ cup carrot, shredded ½ cup celery, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 2 cups assorted mushrooms, sliced 5½ cups stock or mushroom broth 1 small bay leaf 1 tbsp Soy sauce 1⁄8 tsp black pepper 1 cup Snappy Grains ½ cup green onion, chopped 2 tbsp fresh parsley,… Read More »Barley Mushroom Soup