Baked Barley With Mushrooms

READY IN: 1hr 50mins
Recipe by lazyme

From Weight Watchers Versatile Vegetarian.

Top Review by Lucky in Bayview

Really good and filling! I was out of mozzarella so I I used shredded swiss and would use it again. I ended up baking mine for an hour and twenty mins. before topping with cheese. What an economical way to eat healthy, thanks for posting the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F
  2. In a small bowl, soak the tomatoes in warm water until pliable, about 10 minutes.
  3. In a medium nonstick skillet, heat the oil.
  4. Add the carrots and shallots; cook, stirring as needed, until softened, 4-5 minutes.
  5. Stir in the mushrooms and thyme; cook, stirring as needed, until wilted, 7-8 minutes.
  6. Transfer the mixture to an 8-inch square baking dish.
  7. Stir in the broth, barley, tomatoes, salt and pepper.
  8. Bake, covered with foil, until the liquid is absorbed, about 1 hour.
  9. Sprinkle with cheese and bake, uncovered, until the cheese is melted, about 10 minutes.
  10. SERVING PROVIDES: 2 Breads, 2 Fruit/Vegetables, 1 Protein/Milk, 1 Fat.
  11. PER SERVING: 302 Calories, 6 g Total Fat, 3 g Saturated Fat, 12 mg Cholesterol, 515 mg Sodium, 50 g Total Carbohydrate, 9 g Dietary Fiber, 13 g Protein, 168 mg Calcium; 5 points.

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