Mediterranean Barley

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 195.0
  • Total Fat: 6.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.2 mg
  • Sodium: 850.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.5 g
  • Protein: 8.8 g

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Introduction

This is a nice switch from rice or cous cous and is eaten cold so its particularly nice in summer This is a nice switch from rice or cous cous and is eaten cold so its particularly nice in summer
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 cup of pear barley
    3 cups of chicken broth
    1 clove of minced garlic
    1/2 cup of parsley, chopped
    3 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
    2 Tbs. olive oil
    1 Tbs. lemon peel, freshly grated
    1/4 tsp. salt
    1/8 tsp. black pepper
    1/4 tsp. fennel seed

Directions

Rinse Barley and place in medium sauce pan with broth.

Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, over medium heat until barley is tender, about 35 minutes.

Add garlic; cook for 5 minutes.

Transfer barley mixture to a fine sieve; drain well.

Transfer mixture to a bowl. Cover and chill completely.

To serve, add parsley, lemon juice, olive oil, lemon peel, salt, pepper, and fennel seed; toss well to combine.

A serving is 2/3 cup

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHEFSOPHIE.

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