Lentil-Barley-Vegetable Skillet

Healthy and delicious come together in one easy skillet meal chock-full of fresh veggie flavor.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
tablespoon oil
1
cup dried lentils, sorted, rinsed
1
medium carrot, sliced (1/2 cup)
1
small onion, coarsely chopped (about 1/3 cup)
3/4
cup uncooked quick-cooking barley
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cans (14 oz each) vegetable broth or 3 1/2 cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
medium green bell pepper, cut into thin bite-sized strips
1
medium stalk celery, sliced (1/2 cup)
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes with Italian herbs, undrained
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add lentils, carrot and onion; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 2 Add barley, basil, pepper and broth. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until lentils are tender but still firm.
  • 3 Stir in all remaining ingredients. Increase heat to medium; cover and simmer 10 to 15 minutes longer or until lentils and vegetables are tender and liquid is almost absorbed, stirring occasionally. If desired, sprinkle individual servings with shredded fresh Parmesan cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    225
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    700mg
    700%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    51g
    51%
    (Dietary Fiber
    13g
    13%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    12g
    12%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    52%;
    Vitamin C
    26%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    24%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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