Skip to content
112,000 reviews on Trustpilot ⭐️
UK-wide 6 days a week delivery 🚚
FREE delivery (orders over £80) 📦

Spend £70 & claim 2 x chicken burgers FREE 🍔
Spend £100 & claim 12 x protein bars FREE 🍫
Select your FREE GIFT at basket 🤑

Healthy Pearl Barley, Bacon & Leek Casserole

Written by: MuscleFood

|

|

Time to read 1 min

A super healthy, budget friendly meal for all the family crammed with goodness and brimming with flavour – delish!

Pearl Barley, Bacon & Leek Casserole

Healthy Pearl Barley, Bacon & Leek Casserole

Prep time

15 min

Cook time

35 min

Servings

4

Category

Main

Origin

United Kingdom

Nutritional Information

Calories

Protein

Carbs

Fat

Ingredients

  • 200g lean bacon - chopped into small pieces
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves - finely chopped
  • 300g pearl barley
  • 4 carrots - cubed
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard, plus extra to serve
  • 1l chicken stock
  • 300g Savoy cabbage - shredded

Method

Step 1

Heat a large pan over a medium heat and drizzle in the oil.

Step 2

Add the leeks and cook for a few minutes before adding the garlic.

Step 3

Continue to cook for one minute then add the pearl barley, carrots and mustard.

Step 4

Pour over the chicken stock, season well and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 5

Toss in the cabbage along with the bacon and cook for a further 5-10 minutes until the cabbage is wilted and tender.

Step 6

Serve with a dollop of Dijon mustard on the side.

Buy What You Need

MuscleFood Logo

Muscle Food

Welcome to Muscle Food! Your go to source for all things lean and healthy eating, nutritious high protein recipes, fitness tips and workout inspiration to help you crush your wellness goals.