Bowties with Spinach and Barley
- 10 oz frozen chopped spinach - thawed
- 1 medium Spanish onion – sliced
- 4 cloves garlic – chopped
- 1/2 cup instant barley
- 1 cup chicken broth
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 2 tbs. olive oil
- 1 lb. bowtie macaroni
Preparation time 5mins
Cooking time 20mins
Adapted from livingthegourmet.blogspot.com
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.