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Lemon Barley Water Recipe
|Pearl barley||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Lemons||4 Large, pared rind in long strips|
|Sugar||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Per Taste)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 659 Calories from Fat 12
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1 g2%
Saturated Fat 0.13 g0.66%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 10.1 mg0.4%
Total Carbohydrates 186 g62.1%
Dietary Fiber 18 g72.2%
Sugars 133.4 g
Protein 5 g10.8%
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 431.2%
Calcium 20.6% Iron 13.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Pour 2 1/2 quarts of boiling water over.
Return to a boil, then lower the heat, cover the saucepan and simmer for 1 1/4-1 1/2 hours, until the barley is soft.
Remove from the heat and leave to cool for about 15 minutes, then strain the liquid.
Stir in the lemon juice and add sugar to taste.
Leave to cool completely, then cover and refrigerate.
Serve diluted to taste with cold water (or gin or dry vermouth) and ice cubes.