Mushroom and Barley Pilaf

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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

How to Make Mushroom and Barley Pilaf

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.

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About Mushroom and Barley Pilaf

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




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