Sweet Potato & Barley Bowl

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Warm winter comfort food that's healthy too!


5 minutes

Prep time

20 minutes

Cook time

390 cal.

Per serving


Stovetop, Pot (small), Knife


Sweet potato

Step 1

Wash & peel the sweet potato. Chop into 1 inch cubes.

Sweet potato

Step 2

Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add the sweet potato cubes & cook, stirring for 2-3 min.

Yellow onion

Step 3

Mince the onion.

Yellow onion

Step 4

Add the onion to the pan with the sweet potatoes. Season with salt & stir together. Then continue cooking for 1-2 min.

Pearl barley
Broth (vegetable)

Step 5

Add the dry quinoa. Add the veggie broth. (Or use a bouillon cube with water!) Stir to combine.

Step 6

Bring to a slight boil. Then, cover & simmer over low heat for 10-15 min, or until quinoa is cooked to your liking.

Spinach (fresh)

Step 7

Turn off the heat. Add fresh spinach. Season with salt & pepper. Stir until the leaves have wilted. Add a healthy squeeze of lemon juice.

Goat cheese

Step 8

Garnish with crumbled goat cheese & a drizzle of olive oil. Dig in!

Nutrition facts

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Energy390 cal.
Fat10 g
Carbohydrates59 g
Protein10 g
Fiber14 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Sweet Potato & Barley Bowl" contains 390 Energy, 10 g of Fat, 59 g of Carbohydrates, 10 g of Protein, 14 g of Fiber.

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Sweet Potato & Barley Bowl
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