Barley & Wild Rice Pilaf

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 221.5
  • Total Fat: 2.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 617.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 46.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.8 g
  • Protein: 7.2 g

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Wonderful Hearty Recipe makes an excellent healthy side dish Wonderful Hearty Recipe makes an excellent healthy side dish
Number of Servings: 4


    Olive Oil, 1 1tsp (remove)
    Onions, raw, 1 cup, chopped
    Barley, pearled, raw, 1 cup
    Garlic, 2 cloves
    Water, tap, 4 cup (8 fl oz)
    Salt, 1 tsp
    Peppers, sweet, red, raw, sliced, 0.5 cup
    Mushrooms, fresh, 1 cup, pieces or slices
    Garlic, 3 cloves
    Spinach, fresh, 4 cup


Heat 2 tsp of oil in large sauce over low heat. Add onion saute until golden brown about 5 minutes. Add barley, wild rice, and minced garlic stir one minute. Add 4 cups water and salt bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low cover and cook until grains are tender and liquid is absorbed about 1 hour. Heat remaning 2 tsp oil in a large skillet over med-low heat. Add red bell pepper saute until beginning to brown about 5 minutes. Add sliced mushrooms and 2 sliced garlic cloves. Stir and cook about 5 minutes. Add spinach and stir just until wilted about 2 minutes. Combine vegatable mixture with barley mixture and serve hot.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JULWHEELER.

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