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BarleyStuffed Pita Bread

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  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Chopped green pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Cooked tomatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chili powder 1 Tablespoon
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Barley 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Pita breads 8
  Shredded lettuce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sour cream/Yogurt 1 Tablespoon
  Shredded cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Brown the ground beef, draining excess fat.
Add the onion, green pepper, and garlic, and saute.
Add the tomatoes, spices, barley, and water.
Simmer 35 minutes or until barley is tender.
Salt and pepper to taste.
Stuff into Pita Bread, adding shredded lettuce, yogurt or sour cream, and cheese.
Note: The amount of chili powder may be varied according to individual preference.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 451 Calories from Fat 156

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.9%

Saturated Fat 6.3 g31.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 42.6 mg14.2%

Sodium 473.3 mg19.7%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.8%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.5%

Sugars 3.5 g

Protein 19 g38.3%

Vitamin A 39.6% Vitamin C 48.4%

Calcium 12.2% Iron 18.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

BarleyStuffed Pita Bread Recipe