This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.
Category: Side Dishes
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: ½
- 2 Tbsp. Olive oil or other vegetable oil
- 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
- 1 Tbsp. orange juice
- 2 cups cooked barley (do not overcook)
- 1 ½ cups seedless or halved, seeded Chilean grapes
- ½ cup sliced celery
- ¼ cup sliced green onion
- 1/8 tsp. salt
- 1/8 tsp. pepper
In mixing bowl, whisk together oil, lemon and orange juices. Add barley, grapes, celery, and onions, tossing to coat. Season with salt and pepper; chill until serving time.
Each serving provides: An excellent source of fiber, and a good source of vitamin C.
Credit: Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.
|Nutritional Information per Serving|
|Calories: 247||Carbohydrates: 42g|
|Total Fat: 8.2g||Cholesterol: 0mg|
|Saturated Fat: 1.2g||Dietary Fiber: 8g|
|% of Calories from Fat: 28%||Sodium: 89mg|