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Barley & Black Beans - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Barley & Black Beans - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 4

(244 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 300
Protein: 15 g
Carbs: 56 g
Fat: 5 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 435 mg
Fiber: 15 g

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Incorporate some nutritious barley into your day with spicy, zesty and savory vegetarian dish.
1 cup uncooked barley
1/4 cup lime juice
2 Tbsp water
1 Tbsp canola oil
1 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp ground cumin
15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
2 cups leaf lettuce
1 medium tomato, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1/4 cup shredded low-fat cheddar cheese
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1 Cook barley according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
2 Combine lime juice, water, canola oil, sugar, garlic powder, salt, peppers, and cumin in a covered container.
3 Shake well. Pour half of dressing over cooked barley. In a separate container, combine black beans and remaining dressing.
4 Cover and refrigerate barley and beans 8 hours, stirring occasionally. Spoon barley mixture evenly onto 4 lettuce-lined plates.
5 Top with black beans, tomato, cheese, and onions.

Ratings & Reviews
(244 ratings)
Reviewed By: Diet.com Member
i like black beans and like to find new way to eat them and this was good.
Nov 17, 2008
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