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Recipe: lemon beef & barley with sugar snap peas

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Lemon beef & barley with sugar snap peas serving suggestion

lemon beef & barley with sugar snap peas

Ground Beef and Barley are served with colorful vegetables and a burst of lemon. Try this hunger satisfying recipe today.


  • 1 pound ground beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 1/2 pound sliced mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 can (14 to 14 1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking barley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 ounces fresh sugar snap peas
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated lemon peel


  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef, mushrooms, onion, carrot and garlic; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings.

    Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.

  2. Stir in broth, barley, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low. Cover tightly and simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Add peas; continue cooking 2 to 5 minutes or until barley is tender. Stir in parsley and lemon peel.

Nutrition information per serving: 327 Calories; 8.6g Total Fat; 3.4g Saturated Fat; 0.6g Polyunsaturated Fat; 3.3g Monounsaturated Fat; 0.2g Trans Fat; 86mg Cholesterol; 576mg Sodium; 746mg Potassium; 31g Total carbohydrate; 33g Protein; 5.3mg Iron; 9.6mg Niacin; 0.6mg Vitamin B6; 117.2mg Choline; 2.8mcg Vitamin B12; 7.4mg Zinc; 35.9mcg Selenium; 7g Fiber.