WILD RICE AND BARLEY PILAF

Ellen Bales

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This delicious side dish goes with any kind of meat, poultry, or seafood. An old favorite and very healthy.
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Rating:

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
uncooked barley
1/2 c
chopped onion
1 clove
garlic, minced
1 can(s)
(14.5 oz.) ready-to-serve chicken broth
1 c
water
1/2 c
uncooked wild rice, rinsed, drained
1/2 tsp
grated lemon peel
1/4 c
almonds, slivered
2 Tbsp
cranraisins
1/8 tsp
pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add barley; cook 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
2
Add onion and garlic; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add broth and water. Bring to a boil. Stir in rice, lemon peel, almonds, cran-raisins, and pepper; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 50 to 60 minutes or until barley and rice are tender.

About this Recipe

Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
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