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Barley-Stuffed Red Peppers Recipe

Looking for an easy Barley-Stuffed Red Peppers recipe? Learn how to make Barley-Stuffed Red Peppers using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by eilerr

Makes 6 servings



From Vegetarian Times. High in fiber. Very flavorful.

Recipe Ingredients for Barley-Stuffed Red Peppers

1 c barley, uncooked
3 c vegetable broth
3 red peppers
2 T olive oil
1 onion, diced
6 oz baby bella mushrooms
4 oz feta cheese, crumbled
1 tsp lemon juice
1/3 c parsley, chopped
1 hot sauce to taste
1 salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Barley-Stuffed Red Peppers

  1. Combine barley (quick cooking variety) and 2 C broth in sauce pan. Boil and reduce heat to medium low. Cover and cook until tender, about 10-15 minutes.

  2. Cut peppers in half and de-seed. Steam about 15 min, not too soft. Let peppers cool.

  3. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot. Saute onion and garlic until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add barley and remaining cooking liquid and stir until grains are oil-covered. Add mushrooms, remaining 1 C broth and saute 5 minutes or until mushrooms soften and liquid is absorbed. Stir in feta, lemon juice, parsley, hot sauce and salt and pepper to taste. Cook 2 minutes and remove from heat.

  4. Fill peppers.

Categories

Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 247.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
243
Calories from Fat
91
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.1g
16%
Saturated Fat
3.8g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
17mg
6%
Sodium
605mg
25%
Potassium
510mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
29.2g
10%
Dietary Fiber
6.5g
26%
Sugars
3.9g
Protein
10.4g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 64%
Calcium 12% Iron 12%
* 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
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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