Bowties with Spinach and Barley

Catherine Cappiello Pappas


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
15 Min


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

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