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Barley and Black Eyed Peas

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Ingredients
  Reduced calorie margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Sliced carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1/4 Inch Cubes)
  Green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sliced
  Low sodium chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Quick cooking barley 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Snipped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Canned black eyed peas 16 Ounce, drained, rinsed
Directions

In 2-quart casserole, combine margarine, carrot and onions.
Cover.
Microwave at High for 3 to 6 minutes, or until tender, stirring after half the time.
Add remaining ingredients, except black-eyed peas.
Mix well.
Re-cover.
Microwave at High for 13 to 15 minutes longer, or until liquid is absorbed and the barley is tender.
Stir in black-eyed peas.
Re-cover.
Microwave at High for 2 minutes, or until heated through.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Curry
Ingredient: 
Barley
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 314 Calories from Fat 37

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.4%

Saturated Fat 0.75 g3.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1070.7 mg44.6%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.5%

Dietary Fiber 10.7 g43%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 16 g33%

Vitamin A 127.1% Vitamin C 26.4%

Calcium 4% Iron 22.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Barley And Black Eyed Peas Recipe