Barley Vegetable Casserole

Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup barley
  • 1 cup onion - chopped
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets - chopped into 1/4 inch pieces
  • 1 cup mushrooms - chopped
  • 1 cup carrots - finely shredded
  • 2-1/2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Place barley and a small amount of water or stock in a heavy nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently, until lightly browned.

Transfer to a casserole dish that has been lightly coated with cooking spray. Sauté onions 5 minutes in same skillet, stirring frequently.

Combine onions with remaining vegetables and add to casserole. Combine remaining ingredients in a bowl. Mix well and stir into casserole.

Season with salt and pepper to taste and mix well. Cover and bake 1-1/4 hours, until barley is tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed.

Stir several times while baking.

Let stand 5 minutes, mix and serve.

Recipe Health Review:

How Healthy is the Barley Vegetable Casserole Recipe?

Recipe makes: 4 servings.

Healthy eating information for 1 serving(s):

Watchful Nutrition
Calories: 167
Carbohydrates: 36
Total Fat: 1
Saturated Fat: 0
Cholesterol: 0
Sodium: 22
Sugar:
Good for You
Fiber: 9
Protein: 6
Weight Watchers
Points: 3
PointsPlus:4
SmartPoints: