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Curried Lentil and Barley Casserole

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 4

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Dinner ready in an hour! Enjoy this flavorful lentil and barley casserole made with veggies – a delightful meal. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1/4
cup dried lentils, sorted and rinsed
2
cups fat-free vegetable or chicken broth
1
teaspoon curry powder
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
3/4
cup uncooked quick-cooking barley
1
bag (1 pound) frozen corn, green peas and carrots (or other combination)
1
cup crumbled feta cheese (2 ounces)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat lentils, broth, curry powder and garlic to boiling in 3-quart saucepan; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2
    Stir in barley and frozen vegetables. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lentils and barley are tender and liquid is absorbed. Sprinkle with cheese.

Expert Tips

  • “This is an excellent choice for a cool fall day. Lentils and barley give me a great supply of fiber and the curry adds a little flavor zing! Great with a tossed salad and warm roll.” Lori S.
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Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
880mg
37%
Potassium
460mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
56g
19%
Dietary Fiber
12g
46%
Sugars
8g
Protein
14g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
190%
190%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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