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Barley and Asparagus
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This delicious dish is made with parmesan cheese, asparagus, onion, and carrot.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 143.2
Total Carbs 20.7 g
Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
Sugars 2.5 g
Total Fat 4.8 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Potassium 0.0 mg
Protein 4.1 g
Sodium 437.8 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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2 tbsp  canola oil
0 1/2 each  medium onions
1 each  medium carrots
1 cup  Barley, fine, dry
28 oz  chicken broth
8 oz  Asparagus, fresh
2 tbsp  Cheese, parmesan, fresh, shredded
0 1/4 tsp  dried marjoram
0.125 tsp  black pepper
  1. In a 12 inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
  2. Cook onion and carrot in oil 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp tender.
  3. Stir in barley. Cook and stir for 1 minute.
  4. Pour 1 cup of the hot broth over barley mixture. Cook uncovered about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until liquid is absorbed.
  5. Stir in asparagus. Cook an additional 15 to 20 minutes, adding broth 1 cup at a time and stirring often until barley is tender and liquid absorbed.
  6. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining ingredients.

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