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Ham Barley And Almond Bake

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Ingredients
  Slivered almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Uncooked barley 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Green onions 1 Bunch (100 gm), sliced
  Celery ribs 2 , sliced
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Lean smoked ham 1 Pound, cubed
  Dried basil leaves 2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Reduced sodium beef broth 28 Ounce (2 Can)
  Green beans 1⁄2 Pound, cut into pieces
Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350°F.
Spray 13x9-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
SPREAD almonds in single layer on baking sheet.
Bake 5 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently.
MELT margarine in large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add barley, chopped carrots, onions, celery and garlic; cook and stir 2 minutes or until onions are tender.
Remove from heat.
Stir in ham, almonds, dried basil, oregano and pepper.
Pour into prepared dish.
POUR broth into medium saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat.
Pour over barley mixture.
COVER tightly with foil and bake 20 minutes.
Remove from oven; stir in green beans.
Bake, covered, 30 minutes or until barley is tender.
Garnish with fresh basil and carrot ribbons, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes

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