Barley Risotto Recipe

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Submitted by heathaly

Makes 4 servings



Risotto made with Barley instead of rice.

Recipe Ingredients for Barley Risotto

2 cups barley
6 1/2 cups water
4 tbsp butter
1/2 cup parmesean cheese
1 cup white wine
1 medium onion, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced

Recipe Directions for Barley Risotto

  1. Heat water/stock to a boil and keep simmering on the stove.

  2. In a separate stock pot melt butter on medium high, add onion and garlic and saute until lightly browned.

  3. Add barley, mixing well to coat all of the grains with butter and saute for 3 minutes.

  4. Add wine and stir often until it is absorbed.

  5. Add 3 cups of stock and bring to a simmer, stir occasionally.

  6. Once stock is absorbed add addtional stock 1/2 cup at a time stirring until it is absorbed.

  7. Once grain is fully cooked, remove from heat and stir in cheese. Season to taste.

Categories

Main Dish, Side Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 591.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
544
Calories from Fat
156
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.3g
27%
Saturated Fat
9.9g
49%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
41mg
14%
Sodium
300mg
12%
Potassium
543mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
72.8g
24%
Dietary Fiber
16.4g
66%
Sugars
2.5g
Protein
16.9g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 20% Iron 21%
* 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
C+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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