health recepie for weight loseWe all know herbs are the best source to make our diet plan healthier. There are several ways to make your diet easier using vegetables but the green Vegas can play a vital role in our weight lose strategy.

Herb Barley Risotto recipe would help you to increase fiber quantity in your diet and allow you to lose more weight with proper exercise plan. This is an excellent source of vitamin A and C and helps you in digestion. It’s simple to cook just follow the given methods to prepare Herb Barley Risotto with Arugula and Peas.

You will need:

  • Chopped shallot – 1
  • Minced garlic – 1 clove
  • Frozen peas – 1 Cup
  • Olive oil – 1 Tablespoon
  • Dry white wine – 1/4 cup
  • Pearl barley – 1 1/4 cups
  • Grated pecorino – 1/3 cup
  • Fresh lemon juice – 2 Teaspoons
  • Fresh thyme – 2 Sprigs
  • Chopped mixed herbs (parsley, basil and chives) – 2/3 cup
  • Chopped baby arugula
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Take olive oil in a pan place on medium heat, add chopped garlic and shallot keep stirring these ingredients for five minutes. Add 1/4 tablespoon salt and pepper and add dry white wine, cook it until liquid evaporated. Keep stirring for one minute after adding barley add water and bring it boil.

Keep the cover on pan and reduce heat and seethe until barley fond chewy it would take 35 minutes. Its time to add 1/4 tablespoon salt, cheese and peas and keep stirring in arugula and add lemon juice. Now it is ready to server and enjoy with family.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 4
Servings Per Container

Amount Per Serving
Calories 1300 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 2000mg 83%
Total Carbohydrate 230g 77%
Dietary Fiber 48g 192%
Sugars g
Protein 48g 96%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.