Barley Hoppin? John Recipe

Looking for an easy Barley Hoppin? John recipe? Learn how to make Barley Hoppin? John using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by eilerr

Makes 4 servings



Traditionally made with rice, this classic Southern dish gets great toothsome texture here from quick-cooking barley instead. Serve with a green salad.

Recipe Ingredients for Barley Hoppin? John

1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 small red bell pepper, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
14 ounce vegetable broth
1 c dry barley
1 tbsp fresh thyme or 1 tsp dried thyme
2 tsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
1/4 tsp salt
30 ounce black-eyed peas, rinsed

Recipe Directions for Barley Hoppin? John

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper and celery. Cook until the vegetables soften, 3 to 4 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Add broth, barley, thyme, lemon juice, crushed red pepper and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until the barley is done, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in black-eyed peas. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Serve hot.
Categories

Beans, Main Dish, American-Southern, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 420.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
389
Calories from Fat
62
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.9g
11%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
521mg
22%
Potassium
779mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
67.4g
22%
Dietary Fiber
16.3g
65%
Sugars
2.9g
Protein
18.9g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 47%
Calcium 8% Iron 34%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in magnesium
  • Very high in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
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