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Bulgur and Barley with Lemon Greens Recipe

Bulgur and Barley with Lemon Greens Recipe

8 side-dish servings



3/4 cup barley

Vegetable cooking spray

2 1/2 cups reduced-sodium vegetables broth

1/4 cup bulgur

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves

6 ounces thinly sliced turnip greens, kale, or spinach

1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions

1/4 - 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted

1-2 tablespoons lemon juice

Salt and pepper, to taste


Add barley to lightly greased large saucepan, spray lightly with cooking spray. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until barley is golden 5 to 8 minutes. Add broth and heat to boiling, reduce heat and simmer, covered, 40 minutes. Stir in bulgur and thyme, simmer, covered, until barley and bulgur are tender, about 15 minutes. Stir in greens and green onions, cook, covered, until liquids is absorbed, bout 10 minutes. Stir in tomato and walnuts, cook 5 minutes longer. Season to taste with lemon juice, salt and pepper.

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