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Southwest Barley Salad

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Ingredients
  Reduced sodium chicken broth/Reduced sodium vegetable broth 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Medium pearl barley 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), uncooked
  Corn 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fresh Or Frozen)
  Canned black beans 1 Cup (16 tbs), drained, rinsed
  Chopped sweet red pepper 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Minced fresh cilantro 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Salsa 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Reduced-fat sour cream 3 Tablespoon
  Lime juice/Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
Directions

In a saucepan, bring broth to a boil.
Stir in barley.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 40-45 minutes or until tender.
Drain and cool.
In a large bowl, combine the corn, beans, peppers, onions, cilantro and garlic.
Stir in barley.
Just before serving, combine salsa, sour cream and lime juice; add to barley mixture.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Barley
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1238 Calories from Fat 150

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21%

Saturated Fat 5 g25.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 15.8 mg5.3%

Sodium 2865.7 mg119.4%

Total Carbohydrates 236 g78.7%

Dietary Fiber 42.8 g171.2%

Sugars 21.7 g

Protein 45 g90.1%

Vitamin A 202.9% Vitamin C 443.9%

Calcium 57.4% Iron 62.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Southwest Barley Salad Recipe