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A serving of this meatless main dish offers nearly a third of an adult's suggested daily requirement of fiber. Serve with cherry tomatoes tossed with a bottled vinaigrette.

Recipe by Cooking Light October 2003


Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 1 cup barley mixture, 1/4 cup artichoke mixture, and 2 tablespoons cheese)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine the first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook 3 minutes. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes or until tender.

  • While barley cooks, heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add artichokes and garlic. Sauté 3 minutes, stirring frequently.

  • Stir pesto, lemon juice, and chickpeas into the cooked barley. Serve artichoke mixture over barley; top with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

405 calories; calories from fat 28%; fat 12.6g; saturated fat 4g; mono fat 6.1g; poly fat 1.5g; protein 17.5g; carbohydrates 57.8g; fiber 8.7g; cholesterol 12mg; iron 3.5mg; sodium 825mg; calcium 267mg.