Shrimp, Spinach & Mushroom Barley

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 289.1
  • Total Fat: 5.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 109.7 mg
  • Sodium: 667.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.2 g
  • Protein: 19.7 g

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adapted from CE adapted from CE
Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup pearl barley (dry)
    3 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
    1/4 cup finely chopped onion
    2 cups sliced, fresh mushrooms
    1 tbsp olive oil
    4 cups baby spinach
    1/2 pound shrimp
    1/4 tsp black pepper
    2 tsp ground sage
    sea salt to taste (optional; not in nutrition info)


In a medium pot, bring broth and barley to boil. Cover and simmer for 50 minutes.
In a skillet, saute the onions and mushrooms in the oil. Add spinach. Cook for about 3 more minutes.
Check barley after 50 minutes. When there is no remaining liquid, add shrimp and pepper. Turn heat up to medium and cook for 5 more minutes. Add mushroom mixture, sage and salt (if using) to barley. Stir and cook for a few more minutes.

Serves 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HAWGWILD1.

TAGS:  Fish |

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    All of my little one's favorites in one dish. The entire family LOVED this dish. - 2/2/10

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  • Good idea, but the mushrooms/spinach/sage combo was a little to earthy for the shrimp. Will be stealing the broth/barley base for future recipes, though! - 11/13/13

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  • gread combo of ingredients ... added it to 3 of my cookbooks and will rate it after lunch on Thursday (know i will like it) - 2/23/10

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