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Breakfast Barley with Banana & Sunflower Seeds

Jim Bathie
Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield Makes: 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup uncooked quick-cooking pearl barley
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted salted sunflower seeds
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Nutrition Information

  • calories 410
  • fat 6 g
  • satfat .5 g
  • monofat 2 g
  • polyfat 2.5 g
  • protein 10 g
  • carbohydrate 86 g
  • fiber 14 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • sodium 15 mg
  • 7.6 g

How to Make It

  1. Combine 2/3 cup water and barley in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH 6 minutes.

  2. Stir and let stand 2 minutes.

  3. Top with banana slices, sunflower seeds, and honey.

Cook's Notes

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