Barley takes longer than oatmeal to cook, so make a big batch on Sunday for quick reheating during the week. The hearty nature of this barley dish, which channels the flavors of a Turkish breakfast, makes it an equally filling option for any meal of the day.



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  • Heat broiler, with rack 5 inches from heat source. Drizzle tomatoes with oil in a large ovenproof skillet; toss with salt and pepper. Broil until charred and softened, 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

  • Place skillet over medium-high. Add 1 tablespoon oil, kale, and 3 tablespoons water. Cover and cook, stirring once, until wilted, 2 to 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper; transfer to plate. Add 2 tablespoons oil and garlic to pan; cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in barley; heat through. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Meanwhile, bring a small pot of water to a boil. Carefully add eggs, return to a boil, and cook 30 seconds. Turn off heat, cover, and let stand 6 minutes. Drain; run eggs under cold water until cool. Peel.

  • Divide barley, kale, eggs, tomatoes, avocados, and cucumber evenly among bowls. Dollop with yogurt, drizzle with oil, and season with salt and pepper; serve.