Barley Kielbasa Stew Recipe

Step 1

In large pot with cover, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add half of mushrooms (about 1/4 pound), onion and garlic. Sauté for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add oregano and basil; sauté 2 additional minutes. Stir in chicken broth, barley and bay leaves.

Step 2

Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and cook for 25 minutes. Mix in carrots, wine or broth and remaining 1/4 pound mushrooms. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Add sausage and cook an additional 5 minutes. Remove bay leaves. Ladle into bowls and serve.

Per serving: 249 calories, 17g protein, 28g carbohydrate, 6g fiber, 7g fat, 37mg cholesterol, 642mg sodium.

Things You'll Need

  • 1tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2pound small button mushrooms, cut in half, divided
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2teaspoons dried leaf oregano, crushed
  • 2teaspoons dried leaf basil, crushed
  • 6cups fat-free chicken broth
  • 1cup pearl barley
  • 2bay leaves
  • 3 medium carrots, peeled and sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1/2cup Pinot Noir wine or chicken broth
  • 1pound fat-reduced Kielbasa sausage, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices

About this Author

Golden Pals an member who donated this recipe.