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Middle Eastern Spiced Barley

Preparation

2 minutes

Cooking

40 minutes

Total

42 minutes

Portion(s)

4 portions

Ingredients

  • 15 ml (1 tablespoon) plant-based margarine
  • 1 ml (1/4 teaspoon) ground cinnamon
  • 1 ml (1/4 teaspoon) ground ginger
  • 1 ml (1/4 teaspoon) ground turmeric
  • 250 ml (1 cup) pearl barley, rinsed
  • 625 ml (2 1/2 cups) vegetable broth, reduced in salt
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. In a saucepan, melt the margarine over low heat and add the spices. Stir for about 1 minute.
  2. Add the barley and stir to coat well.
  3. Add stock and bring to a boil over high heat. Stir.
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer for 35 minutes or until the liquid has completely evaporated and the grains are tender.
  5. Season with salt and pepper, if desired, then serve.

 

Nutritional Information per serving:

Calories 216 kcal
Fat 4 g
Carbohydrates 42 g
Fiber 8 g
Protein 6 g
Sodium 52 mg

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