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bowties with spinach and barley

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Catherine Cappiello Pappas
Amityville, NY

This is such a simple meal for those late night dinners.

(1 rating)
yield 5 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For bowties with spinach and barley

  • 10 oz frozen chopped spinach - thawed
  • 1 medium spanish onion – sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic – chopped
  • ½ cup instant barley
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbs. olive oil
  • 1 lb. bowtie macaroni

How To Make bowties with spinach and barley

  • 1
    Heat a large frying pan with the olive oil. Add the onions and garlic and sauté on medium-low heat until the onion is transparent and the garlic is fragrant. Place the spinach in the pan; sauté on medium low heat with the onion and garlic and toss. Add the chicken broth and lemon juice and continue to sauté on low heat; until everything is well heated. Prepare the instant barley and the macaroni as directed. Drain the bowties and the barley; add to the pan and toss. Plate and serve with a lemon wedge for garnish.