Bring water to a boil in large ovenproof skillet; add bell peppers, barley, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat.
Stir in chard, beans, tomatoes, basil, and oil. Sprinkle with bread crumbs. Broil 2 minutes or until golden.
*Note: Fresh spinach or beet greens can be substituted for Swiss chard.
Calories: 288 calories, Carbohydrates: 45 g, Protein: 10 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 488 mg, Fiber: 12 g
Exchanges per serving: 3 Bread/Starch, 1 1/2 Fat.
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