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Barley Risotto

VIEWS 2082

Energy (kcal) - 205

Protein (g) - 2.5

Carbohydrate (g) - 33

Fat (g) - 5.5

Khyati's Health-O-Meter Says:

Risotto is a traditional Italian dish made from Arborio rice, a specific type of short-grained rice. Here to improve the nutritional value, rice is replaced by barley. Barley is a complete healthy package of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Barley claim's to be an excellent source of molybdenum, manganese, dietary fiber, and selenium, and a good source of copper, vitamin B1, chromium, phosphorus, magnesium, and niacin. Adding fresh vegetables increases the vitamin and mineral content making it extremely healthy.

INGREDIENTS:

  • Barley (raw) - 3 tbsp
  • Garlic, minced - 2 cloves 
  • Mixed veggies (onion, tomato, peas) - 1 cup
  • Sliced mushrooms - 8 pieces 
  • Vegetable stock/ plain water - 1 cup
  • Salt and pepper - to taste
  • Oil - 1 tsp

DIRECTIONS:
Step 1 In ulive oil, saute onion and garlic until softened. Add mushrooms, cook until browning.  Step 2 Add barley and cook for 5 minutes until lightly toasted. Add vegetable stock/water, tomato, salt& pepper. Bring to boil, cover and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Step 3  Add peas and some additional broth if needed, simmer an additional 10-15 minutes stir add more salt and pepper if needed.

Barley Risotto - BY KHYATI RUPANI

10 FEB 2018
VIEWS 2082

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