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Beef 'n Barley Dinner

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Category: Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Lean ground beef
  • 1/2 c Chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 c Chopped onion
  • 1 Garlic clove; minced
  • 2 1/2 c Water
  • 16 oz Canned tomatoes, chopped
  • -- (undrained)
  • 6 oz Tomato paste
  • 3/4 c Medium QUAKER Barley*
  • 1 tb Sugar
  • 1/2 ts Salt (optional)


In a 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, brown ground beef. Add green pepper,
onion and garlic. Cook until onion is tender; drain. Add remaining
ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover. Simmer 45 to
50 minutes or until barley is tender, stirring occasionally.

Five 1-cup servings

*NOTE: To use Quick QUAKER Barley, substitute 1 cup quick barley for
medium barley. Prepare recipe as directed above except simmer 15 to 20
minutes or until barley is tender, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Information: 1 cup
* Calories 340
* Protein 23g
* Carbohydrate 37g
* Fat 12g
* Cholesterol 55mg
* Dietary Fiber 6g
* Sodium 475mg
* Percent Calories from Fat: 31%

Exchanges: Starch/Bread 1, Meat 2, Vegetable 3-1/2

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