Barley Jambalaya

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Serves6 (1 cup each)
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  1. In a medium pot over high heat, bring barley, water, and bay leaves to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to low and cover. Cook barley until tender and water is absorbed, about 20-30 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a large pot over medium-high heat, heat oil.
  4. Add onions, celery, pepper, and garlic to pot. Mix well. Cook until veggies are soft, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add ground turkey. Cook until mixture registers 165 °F on a food thermometer, about 5 minutes more.
  6. Add tomatoes and their juices. Bring to a simmer.
  7. Add spices. Stir to combine. Cover and reduce heat. Cook at a low simmer for 15 minutes.
  8. Add cooked barley to the mixture. Stir to combine. Cook over low heat to blend flavors, about 5-10 minutes more.
  9. Remove bay leaves and serve.

Recipe Tips

Use any type of whole grain in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Barley Jambalaya
Amount Per Serving (1 cup eachg)
Calories 136 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 589mg 25%
Potassium 420mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 5g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 13%
Vitamin C 51%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium 5%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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