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Pesto Barley

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  Pearl barley 1 Cup (16 tbs) (uncooked)
  Fresh parsley 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Fresh basil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Walnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Combine 2 cups water and barley in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until barley is tender.
Combine parsley and remaining ingredients in container of an electric blender or food processor; top with cover, and process until smooth.
Combine barley and parsley mixture in a medium bowl; stir well.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 480 Calories from Fat 279

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g50%

Saturated Fat 3.7 g18.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1004.5 mg41.9%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.4%

Dietary Fiber 8.6 g34.4%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 9 g18.2%

Vitamin A 113.9% Vitamin C 137.9%

Calcium 13.1% Iron 27.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pesto Barley Recipe