Barley Risotto Recipe: 4 Variations of Barley Risotto

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Sep 22, 2022 • 4 min read

Barley risotto is similar in texture to traditional risotto using arborio rice but with a nutty flavor. Barley is starchy like rice, absorbing liquid and releasing those starches as they cook into a thick, creamy risotto. Serve a big bowl of barley risotto on a cool night to warm the whole family.