Lemon Barley Water

AuthorMatt
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Barley water is well known to have many health benefits. It is high in fibre, promotes good digestion, flushes out toxins and aids general gut health. Our Lemon Barley Water recipe is easy to prepare and super refreshing.

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Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins
 2 medium sized lemons, zested and juiced
 ¾ cup pearl barley
 ½ cup honey
 6 cups water
 handful of fresh mint
1

Rinse the barley in a sieve under cold water until the water runs clear.

2

Place barley in a saucepan with grated lemon zest and 6 cups of water.

3

Bring to a boil over medium heat.

4

Once boiling, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

5

Strain mixture into a heatproof bowl.

6

Add honey to the bowl and stir to dissolve.

7

Stir in lemon juice and cool to room temperature.

8

Pour into bottles and refrigerate until chilled.

9

Serve with ice and fresh mint.

Annabelle's tips
10

Instead of cooling the mixture, serve hot immediately from the saucepan.

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Ingredients

 2 medium sized lemons, zested and juiced
 ¾ cup pearl barley
 ½ cup honey
 6 cups water
 handful of fresh mint

Directions

1

Rinse the barley in a sieve under cold water until the water runs clear.

2

Place barley in a saucepan with grated lemon zest and 6 cups of water.

3

Bring to a boil over medium heat.

4

Once boiling, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

5

Strain mixture into a heatproof bowl.

6

Add honey to the bowl and stir to dissolve.

7

Stir in lemon juice and cool to room temperature.

8

Pour into bottles and refrigerate until chilled.

9

Serve with ice and fresh mint.

Annabelle's tips
10

Instead of cooling the mixture, serve hot immediately from the saucepan.

Lemon Barley Water
AuthorMattCategoryDifficultyBeginner
Rating
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins

Ingredients

 2 medium sized lemons, zested and juiced
 ¾ cup pearl barley
 ½ cup honey
 6 cups water
 handful of fresh mint

Directions

1

Rinse the barley in a sieve under cold water until the water runs clear.

2

Place barley in a saucepan with grated lemon zest and 6 cups of water.

3

Bring to a boil over medium heat.

4

Once boiling, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

5

Strain mixture into a heatproof bowl.

6

Add honey to the bowl and stir to dissolve.

7

Stir in lemon juice and cool to room temperature.

8

Pour into bottles and refrigerate until chilled.

9

Serve with ice and fresh mint.

Annabelle's tips
10

Instead of cooling the mixture, serve hot immediately from the saucepan.

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