wild rice and barley pilaf

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Ellen Bales
Indianapolis, IN

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

★★★★★ 1
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For wild rice and barley pilaf

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

How To Make wild rice and barley pilaf

  • 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.

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