Barley With Green Beans Parmesan
|Pearl barley||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), drained, rinsed|
|Olive oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Onion||1 Small, chopped|
|Frozen italian green beans/1/2 pound fresh green beans, sliced and steamed until tender-crisp, 5 to 7 minutes||10 Ounce, steamed (1 Package)|
|Dried oregano||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Dried basil||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Freshly ground black pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Grated parmesan cheese||2 Tablespoon|
|Minced flat leaf parsley||1 Tablespoon|
|Pine nuts||2 Tablespoon, toasted|
Cook the barley in 1 quart of boiling salted water until the grains are tender but not mushy, about 35 minutes.
Heat the oil in a saucepan; saute the onion until it is softened.
Add the green beans and cook according to the package directions.
When the beans are done, stir in the oregano, basil, and pepper.
Combine the barley and green beans.
Stir in the cheese and parsley.
Just before serving, toast the pine nuts and sprinkle them over the dish.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 707 Calories from Fat 386
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 45 g69%
Saturated Fat 8.9 g44.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 26.4 mg8.8%
Sodium 474.2 mg19.8%
Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.3%
Dietary Fiber 17.6 g70.5%
Sugars 13.8 g
Protein 26 g52.2%
Vitamin A 66.7% Vitamin C 103.1%
Calcium 57.6% Iron 44.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet