Breakfast Barley with Banana & Sunflower Seeds Photo by: Jim Bathie

Breakfast Barley with Banana & Sunflower Seeds

Health JULY 2010

  • Yield: Makes: 1 serving
  • Cook time:10 Minutes
  • Prep time:5 Minutes


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


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.


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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 410
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated fat: .5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.5g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Carbohydrate: 86g
  • Fiber: 14g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 15mg
  • Resistant starch: 7.6g

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