Organic Pearl Barley (Italian Orzo)


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Organic Pearl Barley (Italian Orzo)
Barley is a versatile cereal, which can be used as a substitute for pasta and cereals in hot soups or delicious cold salads. Did you know that barley is also used to make beer and whisky? Barley is rich in fibers, which promote the good functioning of the intestine and detoxification. Barley is a good source of vitamins and mineral salts, allies of bone health and cardiovascular system, fighting cholesterol. Our barley is ready in just 5 minutes! Once the whole bag is cooked, the barley reaches a weight of 600g.
Preparation and cooking

Prepare the barley by cooking it in plenty of salted water for 5 minutes after boiling, without lid. Drain it and season it as you prefer, to create tasty, colourful and nutritious recipes! Our barley does not need soaking.


Organic precooked orzo wheat (barley)


It may contain traces of: soy, sesame and celery. Packed in a protective atmosphere.

Nutrition facts

  • Energy: 1494kJ (353Kcal)
  • Fat 1,5g (saturated: 0,5g)
  • Carbohydrates: 75,5 g (sugar 2,4 g)
  • Fibers: 6 g
  • Protein: 6,3 g
  • Salt <0,01 g
  • Did you know...

    Precook Orzo barley cooks in just 5 minutes! If you have unexpected guests for dinner, you can surprise them with delicious soups or colourful bowls or salads, adding all the ingredients you like best. Create a precious mix of cereals and legumes by adding spelt and chickpeas from the Precook line to the barley, with a touch of extra virgin olive oil: you will have a nutritious and balanced dish with a high protein content.