Barley Morocco

Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
1 hr 15 mins

This colorful combination of vegetables, garbanzo beans and steamed barley is sure to please. Serve with warm pita bread and melon wedges sprinkled with chopped fresh mint.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. TO COOK BARLEY: Place 1-1/3 cups regular pearl barley, 4 cups water and 1 teaspoon salt in large saucepan.
  2. Bring to boil.
  3. Cover and cook on low heat for 45 minutes or until barley is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  4. Makes about 4 cups.
  5. TO COOK VEGETABLES: Heat oil in large heavy saucepan over medium heat.
  6. Add onions, celery and garlic.
  7. Saute 3 to 4 minutes.
  8. Add remaining ingredients except cornstarch mixture and garnish.
  9. Bring to boil.
  10. Cover and simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  11. Stir in cornstarch mixture and cook, stirring, until thickened.
  12. Spoon barley around the edge of a deep platter.
  13. Pour vegetables into center.
  14. Garnish, if desired, and serve.