Spiced Bulgur-and-Barley Balls

Add something spicy to your dinner with these bulgur and barley balls – a distinctive meal!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2 1/4
cups cooked bulgur
1 1/2
cups cooked barley
1/4
cup milk
2
tablespoons dry bread crumbs
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon ground allspice
1
egg, beaten
1/4
cup ground walnuts
2
tablespoons margarine or butter
  • 1 Mix all ingredients except walnuts and margarine. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in walnuts.
  • 2 Melt margarine in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook balls in margarine 10 to 12 minutes, turning frequently, until light brown.

Expert Tips

These bulgur-and-barley balls can be used in all the same ways as meatballs. Line them up in a hot dog bun, drizzle with ketchup and mustard and you have a great sandwich. Or top pasta with your favorite sauce and these tasty little grain balls.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
255
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
440mg
440%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.