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Harvest Vegetable Casserole

Total Time

Prep: 35 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours


about 28 servings

Updated: Oct. 22, 2022
This is a great way to use fresh garden vegetable on a large scale with only minimal preparation. It's colorful, flavorful and good for you.—JoLynn Hill, Roosevelt, Utah


  • 4 large onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 large green peppers, cut into chunks
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, cut into chunks
  • 4 large carrots, cut into chunks
  • 4 large tomatoes, cut into chunks
  • 3 medium zucchini, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1-1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium head cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup medium pearl barley
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • Minced fresh parsley


  1. In several large skillets, saute onions in oil until tender. Add peppers; cook and stir for 1 minute. Stir in the carrots, tomatoes, zucchini, beans, cauliflower, peas and salt.
  2. In a large bowl, dissolve bullion in water; stir in the barley and garlic. Transfer to three greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dishes. Top with vegetable mixture. Drizzle with lemon juice; sprinkle with paprika.
  3. Cover and bake at 350° for 1-1/2 hours or until barley and vegetables are tender. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 90 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 370mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein.

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