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Herbed Barley
(Makes about 3-4 servings)

½ cup onion, chopped (about 1 medium onion)
2 teaspoons safflower or other oil
1/3 cup green pepper, seeded and chopped
3 cups chicken broth (low sodium, and defatted, preferably)
1 cup pearl barley
¼ teaspoon thyme
¼ teaspoon sage
¼ teaspoon marjoram
1/8 teaspoon salt (OPTIONAL)
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
pinch of turmeric (optional)

In a medium, nonstick saucepan, sauté the onion in oil until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add the green pepper and sauté for another 3 minutes. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Add the barley and the spices. Lower the heat and simmer, covered, for about 45 minutes or until the barley is tender.

Calories
221
Protein (g)
5.3
Cholesterol (mg)
0
Fat (g)
3.1
Carbs (g)
43
Sodium (mg)
346



Calories from:
Fat
12.7%
Carbs
77.8%
Protein
9.6%

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