Barley with Tofu, Dried Mushrroms and Baby Spinach Recipe

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Submitted by emilye_lin

Makes 6 servings



Adapted from marthastewart.com - she uses brown rice instead of barley. I used Job's tears (soaked overnight) and increased cooking water to about 3 1/2 cups. Used seasoned rice vinegar.

Recipe Ingredients for Barley with Tofu, Dried Mushrroms and Baby Spinach

1 1/2 cups barley
1/2 ounce sliced shitake mushrooms
300 g extra-firm tofu
1 tbsp chopped ginger
4 garlic cloves
1/8 tsp salt
4 1/2 cups baby spinach
1/2 cup chopped scallions
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp mirin
1 tsp sesame oil

Recipe Directions for Barley with Tofu, Dried Mushrroms and Baby Spinach

  1. 1. Stir together rice, 3 cups water, the mushrooms, tofu, ginger, garlic, chile, and salt in the bowl of a rice cooker. Cover with lid, and cook until machine switches to the warm setting (about 45 minutes). Let rice stand 15 minutes to finish steaming.

  2. 2. Stir in spinach. Cover, and let steam 1 minute with machine still on warm. Stir in scallions, cilantro, soy sauce, vinegar, and sesame oil. Serve immediately.

Categories

Main Dish, Asian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 141.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
237
Calories from Fat
44
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.9g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
406mg
17%
Potassium
457mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
39.4g
13%
Dietary Fiber
9.1g
36%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
12.1g
Vitamin A 44% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 14% Iron 20%
* 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
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in selenium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
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