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Pepper-Potato Barley

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Nutrition Facts

Makes: 6 Serving(s)


Amount Per Serving


Calories: 147


Total Fat: 2.8g


Cholesterol: 0mg


Sodium: 10mg


Total Carbohyrdates: 29g


Protein: 2.7g


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Make this for: Dinner

Category: Rice, Beans & Potatoes

This Recipe Makes: 6 Serving(s)

Summary

Barley isn't just for soup anymore. This grain makes an excellent choice as the starring ingredient in main courses, side dishes, breakfast fare and more. In addition to its versatility, barley is a nutritious food that is high in fiber and low in fat.

What you'll need

  • 3 large poblano chilies, sliced
  • 1 med onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 12 oz Russet potatoes, unpeeled, cooked, cubed
  • 2 cup cooked barley
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 tsp. dried cumin
  • 1 dash salt, to taste
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Step 1
    Saute chilies and onion in oil in large skillet until crisp-tender, about five minutes.
  • Step 2
    Add barley to skillet; cook over medium heat until hot through, three to four minutes. Stir in cilantro and cumin. Season to taste with salt and cayenne pepper.

Diabetic Exchanges

  • Starch: 1
  • Non-Starchy Vegetables: 2
  • Fat: 1/2