|Large dried lima beans||1 cup|
|Coarse pearl barley||3 tablespoon|
|Low-sodium vegetable broth||6 cups|
|Portabella mushrooms, sliced||2 cups|
|Onion, chopped||1 cup|
|Parsley, chopped||2 tablespoons|
|Celery, chopped||½ cup|
|Carrots, diced||1 cup|
- Wash lima beans and barley separately in cold water. Drain, and transfer to a soup kettle.
- Add vegetable stock and remaining ingredients; cover and bring to a boil.
- Cook over low-medium heat until lima beans are soft, about 2 hours. Serve hot.
Fruit: 0; Vegetables: 1; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 0; Carbs: 1; Other: 0
|Serving Size||1/8 recipe|
|Calories from Fat||5|
|Saturated Fat||0 g|
|Dietary Fiber||6 g|
|Vitamin A||50% DV|
|Vitamin C||4% DV|
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