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Cajun Beans and Barley

  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Quick cooking barley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped green sweet pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Canned pinto beans 15 Ounce, drained, rinsed (1 Can)
  Canned stewed tomatoes 14 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Frozen whole kernel corn 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Loosely Pack)
  Cajun seasoning/1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1 Teaspoon

1. In a medium saucepan bring water to boiling. Stir in barley, sweet pepper, and onion. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 10 to 12 minutes or till barley is tender and water is absorbed.
2. Stir the beans, tomatoes, corn, and Cajun seasoning or red pepper into the mixture in the saucepan. Cook, covered, over medium heat till bubbly. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes more or till corn is tender.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 987 Calories from Fat 66

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.9%

Saturated Fat 0.57 g2.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2571 mg107.1%

Total Carbohydrates 201 g67.1%

Dietary Fiber 43.1 g172.3%

Sugars 31.4 g

Protein 36 g71.7%

Vitamin A 29.2% Vitamin C 108.1%

Calcium 36.2% Iron 62.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cajun Beans And Barley Recipe