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Barley, Corn and Lima Bean Sauté

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Looking for an easy dinner recipe? Then check out this barley, corns and beans dish that’s ready in just 30 minutes. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1 1/3
cups water
2/3
cup uncooked quick-cooking barley
1
tablespoon butter
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
boxes (9 oz each) frozen corn, thawed and drained
1
box (9 oz) frozen baby lima beans, thawed and drained

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat water to boiling in a 1 1/2-quart saucepan. Stir in barley; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 10 to 12 minutes or until tender. Let stand covered 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Melt butter in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook onion and garlic in butter about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is crisp-tender.
  • 3
    Stir in barley and remaining ingredients. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated.

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Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
370mg
15%
Potassium
510mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
55g
18%
Dietary Fiber
11g
44%
Sugars
5g
Protein
9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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