Barley, Corn and Lima Bean Sauté

Barley, Corn and Lima Bean Sauté

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Looking for an easy dinner recipe? Then check out this barley, corns and beans dish that’s ready in just 30 minutes.

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1 1/3
cups water
cup uncooked quick-cooking barley
tablespoon butter
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
clove garlic, finely chopped
tablespoons chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves
teaspoon salt
boxes (9 oz each) Green Giant® Niblets® frozen corn, thawed and drained
box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen baby lima beans, thawed and drained
  1. Heat water to boiling in a 1 1/2-quart saucepan. Stir in barley; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 10 to 12 minutes or until tender. Let stand covered 5 minutes.
  2. Melt butter in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook onion and garlic in butter about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is crisp-tender.
  3. Stir in barley and remaining ingredients. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated.
Makes 4 servings
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 290
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 370mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 55g
    • (Dietary Fiber 11g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 9g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.