Go-For-The-Grains Casserole

Go-For-The-Grains Casserole

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based on 6 reviews
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10 min.
85 min.
3 Servings

This Go-For-The-Grains casserole of vegetables, grains and beans is high in fiber and offers healthy doses of complex carbohydrates and protein. It is a beautiful and healthy addition to a meal.


  • 2 MAGGI Vegetable Flavor Bouillon Cubes
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 small carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup loose-pack frozen whole-kernel corn
  • 1/2 cup pearl barley
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup bulgur
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 ounces chopped fresh parsley
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PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Dissolve bouillon in water.

COMBINE beans, bouillon mixture, carrots, corn, barley, 1/3 cup parsley, bulgur, onion and garlic salt in 1 1/2-quart baking dish; cover.

BAKE, stirring once halfway through cooking time, for 60 to 70 minutes or until barley and bulgur are tender. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover; let stand for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with additional chopped fresh parsley.

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Out standing

I made this dish for New Years Eve, served it with ham. It was very well recieved had to print the recipe off twice. I will make it again adding Wheat berries and some more veggies like celery pepper etc. Used veggies stock it was GREAT!

- Jackie McDonell from Onatrio Canada

Great for Vegetarians

This recipe was great. I replaced the Maggi Vegetable boullion cubes with liquid vegetable stock as the Maggi had MSG which I am allergic to. It was a great side dish for the vegetarian that ate with us. It was so good that everyone wanted some to eat.

- Kathy Grega from Columbus, OH


This recipe is so easy to make and so delicious. After I finished making it I realized that it would be great with the leftover pieces from my roasted chicken. Then I added corn tortilla's and sourcream and it was like a mexican dish. My family loves it

- Heather from Chicago

Make a double batch!

This is a teriffic recipe! I made it as a vegetarian side dish, and my small family ate it all up. I suggest making a double batch, so you can have leftovers.

- Robin Robinson's birthday from Illinois

Absolutely Fabulous

I was looking for a healthy side dish to serve for a change of pace and came across this recipe. It is wonderful! The colors, textures, and flavor are better than I would ever have imagined. Even my husband asks for it now. Even though it looks a little different - try it. You won't be sorry. Thanks meals.com for the great recipe.

- Nancy Flicek from Minneapolis, MN

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/3 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 3

  • Amount Per Serving

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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