Total cost: $5.83/Cost per serving: $1.46. Look for barley in bulk bins at natural food markets. Feta won't break the bank, and like other strong cheeses such as Parmesan, a little goes a long way.

Lia Huber
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Becky Luigart-Stayner; Leigh Ann Ross

Recipe Summary

Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Add barley; cook 1 minute. Stir in Homemade Chicken Stock; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes. Stir in zucchini, tomatoes, salt, and pepper; cover and cook 5 minutes. Ladle 1 cup barley mixture into each of 4 bowls. Top each serving with 1 1/2 teaspoons feta and parsley, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

177 calories; calories from fat 17%; fat 3.3g; saturated fat 0.9g; mono fat 1.1g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 6.2g; carbohydrates 31.4g; fiber 7.7g; cholesterol 5mg; iron 1.5mg; sodium 187mg; calcium 64mg.