Barley, Quinoa, & Rice Pilaf

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I had partial boxes of these grains in my pantry and decided to make a medley of grain pilaf as a side dish. It turned out wonderful. Nice change from the same old sides usually served with a meal. I served it with baked fish and a salad. Awesome.


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10 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 stick
  • 1 medium
    onion chopped
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 8 oz
    fresh mushrooms chopped
  • 1 c
    white wine
  • 32 oz
    chicken broth
  • 1 c
    barley uncooked
  • 1 c
    quinoa uncooked
  • 1/2 c
    rice uncooked
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh thyme
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Barley, Quinoa, & Rice Pilaf


  1. Melt the stick of butter in large saute pan. Add the onion, garlic, and mushrooms. Saute about 5 minutes. Stir in the Quinoa and brown about 1 minute. Add the wine and cook until most is evaporated. Add the chicken broth, rice and barley. Cook stirring frequently until the rice, quinoa and barley is cooked and the liquid is absorbed. About 20 minutes. Stir in the thyme leaves and taste and adjust for salt and pepper.

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About Barley, Quinoa, & Rice Pilaf

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American

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