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Toasted Barley with Mixed Vegetables

Toasted Barley with Mixed Vegetables
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 6
Is it a comforting casserole side dish or a meatless main course? You decide!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup uncooked barley
  • 1 3/4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup chopped carrot
  • 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)

Directions

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350° F. Spray 10-inch skillet and 2-quart casserole with cooking spray. Cook barley in skillet over medium heat about 8 minutes, stirring constantly, until light brown.
  • 2
    Stir in remaining ingredients except green onions. Heat to boiling. Spoon mixture into casserole.
  • 3
    Cover; bake about 50 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Sprinkle with green onions.

  • Barley is loaded with fiber—the soluble kind that helps to lower blood cholesterol. Start slowly so you have time to get used to more fiber!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
0
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
270mg
11%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
1g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

  • Is it a comforting casserole side dish or a meatless main course? You decide!
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