Organic kialla barley risotto

Try this organic super food.

Shopping list:

  • 1kg organic kialla barley
  • 1 brown onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1 desiree potato
  • ½ bunch chopped parsley
  • ¼ bunch chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon garlic and ginger paste
  • 1.5 litres chicken stock, hot
  • 4 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese

  • Step 1

    Finely dice all the vegetables and gently fry them in a large pot or deep sided fry pan together with the garlic and ginger paste until they have softened.

  • Step 2

    Add the organic kialla barley and cook for a further 3 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Slowly add the chicken stock ladle by ladle continuously stirring so that the barley does not stick to the bottom of the pan.

  • Step 4

    Once the barley is cooked through and does not have any resistance, add the parmesan cheese, chopped herbs and 2 ladles of stock. Turn off the heat and put a lid on and let stand for 5 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Serve as a side for grilled meats or as a meal on its own.

  • Step 6

    Use smoked chicken or shaved ham and salami to spice it up.


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