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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.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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active:
15 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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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.

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

Nutrition Facts

132 calories; protein 6g; carbohydrates 22.5g; dietary fiber 4.2g; sugars 2.5g; fat 3.1g; saturated fat 0.4g; vitamin a iu 2003.6IU; vitamin c 10.7mg; folate 62.9mcg; calcium 51.9mg; iron 1.4mg; magnesium 42.3mg; potassium 164.5mg; sodium 246.9mg.
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