Curried Barley with Raisins
Besides being frugal, this side dish from our test kitchen is fast. That's because it calls for quick-cooking barley, which only takes 10-12 minutes to prepare.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1 cup chopped celery
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
- 1-1/2 cups cooked barley
- 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
- 1/4 cup raisins
- 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- In a large skillet, saute celery and onion in oil for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add the garlic and curry; saute for 1 minute. Warm barley in the microwave; stir into skillet. Add the remaining ingredients; cook and stir until heated through.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 172 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 180mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 5g fiber), 4g protein.
Originally published as Barley with Raisins and Almonds in Weeknight Cooking Made Easy 2005
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