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Barley and Bean with Fresh Mint (Vegan)

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Category: Side Dishes

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Pearled barley
  • 3 1/2 c Vegetable broth or stock
  • 2 c Fresh cooked or canned white
  • Kidney beans
  • 2 tb Fresh mint chopped or 1 tbs
  • Dry mint


In a medium sauce pan bring the 3.5 cups of vegetable broth or stock to a
boil. Slowly add the 1.5 cup of pearled barley. Reduce heat to low and
cover. Simmer 35 to 45 minutes or until all of the broth or stock has been
absorbed and the barley is tender.

Rinse the kidney beans in a colander or sieve and allow to drain. Chop the

Add the beans to the cooked pearled barley and cook on low until heated,
approximately 5 minutes. Remove form the heat. Add the mint and mix well.
Garnish with a few mint sprigs.

Serve hot. Makes 4 side dish servings. Reheats well in a microwave.

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