Southwest Barley Grits

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

From Cooking Light. Per 1 c. serving: 314 calories, 10 g fat, 13.8 g protein, 43.7 g carb, 6.9 g fiber, 32 mg cholesterol.

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  1. Place 1/3 cup barley in the container of a blender; process until barley is coarsely ground (15-20 seconds); place ground barley in a large pan; repeat procedure with remaining barley.
  2. Cook barley over medium heat for 4 minutes or until toasted, stir often.
  3. Add in water, milk, honey, and salt; bring mixture to a boil.
  4. Lower heat; simmer 25 minutes or until barley is soft, stirring often.
  5. Add in cheese, chili powder, and chiles; cook 5 minutes or until cheese is melted, stirring constantly.
  6. Transfer mixture to individual bowls, top each serving with 1 tablespoon sour cream; serve with hot sauce.

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