I make a big pot of barley for the week and then season my portion individually. The dish still tastes fresh but I save a lot of time!
Parmesan and Lemon Barley
Nutrition facts for six 1/2 cup servings
1 cup barley
Water plus 1 t bouillon (or use broth instead of water, or half broth half water)
Mix in per 1/2 cup serving of barley:
1 T Parmesan
1 T lemon juice
1 t garlic
Directions for the Barley:
Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add 1 cup of barley with bouillon. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 45 minutes.
Strain through a colander.
Store the cooked barley in the refrigerator.
Remove individual 1/2 cup serving, warm in the microwave, and add the mix ins.