Pearl Barley Casserole

Pearl Barley Casserole

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"This is a very tasty way to serve a very healthy grain that is often overlooked. I never use the mushrooms as I don't care for them and often add chopped carrots, red pepper, or grated zucchini."

Ingredients 1 h {{adjustedServings}} servings 298 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 298 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 9.8 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 47g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 8.2 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 25 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 674 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Melt butter in a 1 1/2-quart Dutch oven or oven-safe pot over medium heat and cook onion until lightly browned, 5 to 8 minutes. Add celery and cook until starting to soften, stirring often, about 5 more minutes. Mix barley into the vegetables and stir until coated with butter. Fold mushrooms and green pepper into barley mixture; season to taste with salt and black pepper. Pour chicken broth into barley mixture and bring to a boil; cover casserole dish.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until barley is nearly tender, about 30 minutes; uncover casserole dish and bake barley until most of the liquid has been absorbed, about 15 more minutes. Adjust salt and black pepper before serving.
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Basg
1/22/2015

This was a tasty, different side dish. I used 1 T. oil instead of 3 T. marg, and subbed the green pepper with a red one. That made it a bit sweeter and added a splash of color. I didn't have a Dutch Oven so I just cooked the dish entirely in a pot and it was excellent.

ChrisMac
7/27/2014

This is a very tasty dish and great base casserole if you want to add your own vegetables. I would maybe cut back on the butter a smidge as it seemed abit much. Otherwise, I'll definitely make this again.

Valwaldo
1/30/2014

I really enjoy this and have made it several times. Like the others have said you can add any veggies you like to change the flavor. I also use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.