Mushroom and Barley Pilaf

Robyn Bruce

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@Robyn1757

I think barley is one of those foods that most people don't really give a lot of thought to. It's such a great food. This is a great recipe to enjoy this awesome legume.


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Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
fresh, sliced mushrooms
4
green onions, sliced
1 medium
carrot, shredded
1/8 tsp
garlic powder
1 Tbsp
butter or margarine
14 oz
chicken broth
1-1/2 c
quick cooking barley
1/2 tsp
sage
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1
6 oz. package snow pea pods

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium saucepan, melt the butter or margarine over medium heat.
2
Add mushrooms, green onions, carrot and garlic powder and heat until mushrooms are tender.

Stir in chicken broth.

Add barley, sage and pepper. Bring to boiling.

Reduce heat.

Cover and simmer for 15-18 minutes or until barley is tender and liquid is absorbed.
3
Meanwhile, place frozen pea pods in colander and run cold water over them for 1 or 2 minutes, until thawed.

Drain.
4
Stir pea pods into the barley mixture. Cover.

Let stand for 2-3 minutes or until heated through. (Pea pods will be nice and crispy!)
5
Transfer to serving bowl.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Soy Free
Other Tag: Healthy