Barley with Sautéed Leeks, Peas & Parsley

Barley with Sautéed Leeks, Peas & Parsley

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5 min 35 min 40 min 6


1/4 tsp Black pepper (to taste)
1 cup Frozen green peas
1/2 tsp Kosher salt (divided)
2 medium leek(s) Leek (white and light green parts only)
2 tsp Lemon peel (zest)
2 tbsp Olive oil
1/2 cup Parsley, fresh (chopped)
1 cup Pearl barley, dry


In a medium saucepan, combine the barley, 3 cups water and 1/4 teaspoon salt and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until the barley is tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Drain off any remaining water in the pan and transfer the barley to a large bowl.

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the leeks, season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 7 to 8 minutes. Add the peas and lemon zest and cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through, about 3 minutes. Stir in the parsley and then fold the mixture into the barley.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 211  
Calories from fat 47  
Calories from saturated fat 6.8  
Total Fat 5.2  g
Saturated Fat 0.8  g
Trans Fat 0.0  g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.8  g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.4  g
Cholesterol 0  mg
Sodium 237  mg
Potassium 222  mg
Total Carbohydrate 36  g
Dietary Fiber 7.7  g
Sugars 2.8  g
Protein 5.4  g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.5
Meat Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 1.0

Energy sources

Pygal 67% 454.904218397 240.710180117 22% 294.43676064 175.532217119 10% 352.046814565 111.821385416 67% 22% 10% Carbohydrates Fat Protein
Recipe from: Woman's Day Kitchen
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