Creamy Pea & Chive Pearl Barley Risotto (Reduced Fat)
30 mins (prep 5, cooking 25)
7 ingredients
2 servings
I am a big fan of pearl barley as it is cheap, tasty, healthy and very filling. This sounds like a great new way to enjoy pearl barley with a bit of an Italian flare. I originally found this recipe in the BBC Good Food Magazine.

Categories:  for-1-or-2 , pasta,-rice-and-grains , italian , comfort-food , taste~mood , romantic , cheese , one-dish-meal , diabetic , eggs~dairy , time-to-make , holiday , <-30-mins , european , main-dish , grains , valentine's-day , number-of-servings , inexpensive , vegetarian , vegetable ,
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Serving Size (140.53 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 203.04 Calories from Fat 138.96
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15.44g 47.49%
Saturated Fat 2.16g 21.65%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 5.33mg 0.44%
Total Carbohydrate 12.4g 8.27%
Dietary Fiber 4.85 g 38.84%
Sugars 4.94 g %
Protein 5.46g 21.86%
Vitamin A 2701.83IU% Vitamin C 57.17mg%
Calcium 63.51mg% Iron 1.92mg%
*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, fat-free cream cheese