Healthy Recipes


Lentil Barley Stew

A bowl of this stew satisfies hunger and helps stabilize blood sugar levels. It is also high in protein and water soluble fiber.   

Yields 4 Servings

Ingredients: 

  • 8 cups water
  • 1 cup dry lentils
  • 1/2 cup pearl barley
  • 2 carrots, scrubbed and cut into large chunks
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed or chopped fine
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground thyme
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a large heavy stew pot.

Cover and simmer for about 1 1/2 hours over low heat, stirring occasionally.

Adjust seasonings to suit your taste.

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Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe   4


Amount Per Serving:

Calories   270
Total Fat   0 g
Total Carbohydrate   50 g
Dietary Fiber   20 g
Protein   16 g


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