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High in nutrients and fiber but low in calories, collard greens take a lead role in this easy grain side dish. Mixed with semi-pearled farro or quick-cooking barley, flavored with olive oil and topped with citrus strips, this side dish can easily be served with any meat or fish. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • In a large saucepan, bring broth to boiling. Stir in farro or barley. Gradually add collard greens. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 20 minutes or until farro is tender. (Cook barley for 12 minutes or until tender.) Remove from heat. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes.

  • Stir in oil, pepper and salt. Top with citrus peel strips.

Nutrition Facts

132 calories; 3.1 g total fat; 0.4 g saturated fat; 247 mg sodium. 164 mg potassium; 22.5 g carbohydrates; 4.2 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 6 g protein; 2004 IU vitamin a iu; 11 mg vitamin c; 63 mcg folate; 52 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 42 mg magnesium;


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