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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 176.7
  • Total Fat: 5.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 684.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.6 g
  • Protein: 4.5 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Lemony Barley Mushroom Faux Risotto calories by ingredient
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Lemony Barley Mushroom Faux Risotto

Submitted by: GORIANA

Introduction

One day, I wanted a side dish for my meal. I had no rice, so I made this instead. I like it much better. It reminds me of risotto. One day, I wanted a side dish for my meal. I had no rice, so I made this instead. I like it much better. It reminds me of risotto.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 cup barley
    2 cup chicken broth (OR Use 1 bouillon cube and equivalent amount of water)
    1 small onion, chopped
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    Juice of one lemon
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    1 cup chopped mushrooms (optional)

Directions

Heat oil in pan with medium heat.
Add chopped onion. Saute until translucent.
Add mushrooms if desired.
When mushrooms are soft and cooked down, add garlic and barley.
When garlic is soft, add broth (or water and bouillon cube)
Bring to a soft bubble and lower heat.
Cover and cook for 45 minutes or until barley has absorbed liquid and is soft. If liquid remains after barley is soft, uncover pot and let liquid steam off.
Turn off heat. Add lemon juice and salt and pepper as desired. Mix and enjoy.


Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GORIANA.






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