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Serve with garlicky broccoli: Toss 4 cups broccoli florets with 3 minced garlic cloves and 2 teaspoons olive oil. Spread evenly on a baking sheet; roast at 400 degrees for 12 minutes.

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Recipe Summary

1 hr 5 mins
1 hr 5 mins
Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 1/4 cups)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425°.

  • Place squash on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 25 minutes.

  • Bring stock and 1 cup water to a simmer in a saucepan. Keep warm.

  • Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan. Add onion, salt, and pepper; cook 4 minutes. Add barley and garlic; cook 2 minutes. Stir in 1/2 cup stock mixture; cook 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium-low. Reserve 1/4 cup stock. Add remaining stock, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring frequently until each portion is absorbed. Remove from heat. Stir in reserved 1/4 cup stock and 1 ounce cheese. Fold in squash. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and sage.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

421 calories; fat 6.2g; saturated fat 2.3g; mono fat 2.6g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 17g; carbohydrates 79g; fiber 15g; cholesterol 8mg; iron 4mg; sodium 438mg; calcium 263mg.