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       Title: Beef 'N Barley Dinner
  Categories: Main dish
       Yield: 5 servings
  
       1 lb Lean ground beef
     1/2 c  Chopped green pepper
     1/2 c  Chopped onion
       1    Garlic clove; minced
   2 1/2 c  Water
      16 oz Canned tomatoes, chopped
            -- (undrained)
       6 oz Tomato paste
     3/4 c  Medium QUAKER Barley*
       1 tb Sugar
     1/2 ts Salt (optional)
  
   In a 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, brown ground beef.  Add green pepper,
   onion and garlic.  Cook until onion is tender; drain.  Add remaining
   ingredients.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat to low; cover.  Simmer 45 to
   50 minutes or until barley is tender, stirring occasionally.
   
   Five 1-cup servings
   
   *NOTE: To use Quick QUAKER Barley, substitute 1 cup quick barley for
   medium barley.  Prepare recipe as directed above except simmer 15 to 20
   minutes or until barley is tender, stirring occasionally.
   
   Nutrition Information: 1 cup
   * Calories 340
   * Protein 23g
   * Carbohydrate 37g
   * Fat 12g
   * Cholesterol 55mg
   * Dietary Fiber 6g
   * Sodium 475mg
   * Percent Calories from Fat: 31%
   
   Exchanges: Starch/Bread 1, Meat 2, Vegetable 3-1/2
   
   Source: Quaker’s Best Barley Recipes
   Copyright 1992 The Quaker Oats Company
   Reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company
   Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias
  
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