Butternut Squash and Barley Risotto

60 mins (prep 10, cooking 50)
10 ingredients
2 servings
Typically, risottos are made of refined rice known as Aborio. By using barley instead, you get tons of heart healthy benefits! Barley is a cholesterol lowering soluble fibre. (recipe found on the heart and stroke foundation of Canada website)

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Serving Size (506.23 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 250.55 Calories from Fat 72.18
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8.02g 24.66%
Saturated Fat 1.96g 19.57%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 4.44mg 2.96%
Sodium 352.32mg 29.36%
Total Carbohydrate 31.83g 21.22%
Dietary Fiber 3.37 g 26.97%
Sugars 5.83 g %
Protein 16.71g 66.83%
Vitamin A 12609.97IU% Vitamin C 29.22mg%
Calcium 259.92mg% Iron 2.72mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
pearl barley, dried sage, fresh parsley, salt and pepper