Vegetable-Barley Casserole Ww

Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

From Weight Watchers: POINTS® Value: 3 Level of Difficulty: Easy This Tex-Mex casserole is jam-packed with tasty, fiber-rich ingredients. We used Swiss Chard but spinach, kale or turnip greens are all great options.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Heat oil in very large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add onion, garlic, corn and Swiss chard; cook, stirring frequently, until onion is translucent and Swiss chard is tender, about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in tomatoes, barley, cumin, oregano, salt and pepper; heat through.
  5. Coat a 2 1/2- to 3-quart baking dish with cooking spray. Spoon barley mixture into prepared dish in an even layer; sprinkle with cheese.
  6. Bake until cheese melts and mixture is hot, about 25 to 30 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and let stand for 5 minutes before slicing into six pieces.
Most Helpful

I thought it was just OK. Don't use a red onion, it makes the casserole too sweet. I used kale instead of swiss chard, which turned out fine. I also ended up adding black beans and a can of peas, which made it much more edible.

carriecarton January 30, 2009