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Spinach Laced Barley Recipe
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Quick-cooking barley||3 Tablespoon, uncooked|
|Vegetable cooking spray||3|
|Minced onion||2 Tablespoon|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Sliced spinach leaves||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Use Fresh)|
|Cherry tomatoes||2 , quartered|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 378 Calories from Fat 48
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5 g8.3%
Saturated Fat 0.83 g4.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 294.5 mg12.3%
Total Carbohydrates 71 g23.5%
Dietary Fiber 8.1 g32.4%
Sugars 1.6 g
Protein 6 g12%
Vitamin A 63.6% Vitamin C 26.8%
Calcium 5.9% Iron 11.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 to 12 minutes or until barley is tender.
Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes.
Coat a small nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot.
Add onion and garlic; saute until tender.
Stir in cooked barley, spinach, tomatoes, salt, and pepper.
Cook 1 to 3 minutes or until spinach wilts and tomatoes are thoroughly heated.