Spicy Barley and Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 168.0
  • Total Fat: 7.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 129.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 3.9 g

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From Better Homes and Gardens From Better Homes and Gardens
Number of Servings: 6


    1/2 c chopped onion
    2 t olive oil
    2/3 c pearled barley
    14 oz reduced-sodium broth
    1 3/4 c water
    1/4 c brown rice
    1/2 t dried thyme, crushed
    1/2 to 1 t finely chopped chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
    2 c torn fresh spinach
    1/3 c pecans, toasted and coarsely chopped


In saucepan cook onion in hot oil over medium heat 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add barley; cook and stir 3 minutes or until barley starts to brown.

Carefully add broth, water, brown rice, dried thyme (if using), and chipotle pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 45 minutes or until barley and rice are tender and most of liquid is absorbed.

Stir in fresh thyme (if using). Rrmove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir in spinach and pecans just before serving.

Makes 6 (2/3 c) servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JKAPLAN86.

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