Oriental Barley Pilaf

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 125.3
  • Total Fat: 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.8 mg
  • Sodium: 954.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 5.6 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1-1/3 c. chicken broth
    2/3 c. barley
    1 t. olive oil
    1/2 c. thinly sliced carrots
    1/2 c. thinly sliced celery
    1 clove minced garlic
    1/2 c. sliced mushrooms
    1/4 c. sliced green onions
    1-2 T. soy sauce


In a med. saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Stir in barley. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 10-12 min or until tender. In large skillet heat oil. Cook carrots, celery and garlic over med-high heat 2-3 min. Add mushrooms and green onions and cont. cooking 1 min. Add cooked barley and soy sauce. Continue cooking over med. heat until heated through.

** could substitute brown rice if desired

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user INDIGOSIX.

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  • I found this exact recipe on a barley box, and I make it often. I love that you can change up the veggies (I've added broccoli, peppers, and zucchini before) and make it even healthier. Yum. - 2/23/11

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  • So easy to make, and such a hearty side dish! I've come back to this recipe more than once...a very good addition to my repertoire! - 1/26/09

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  • Yum....What a great way to use barley. It was delicious and very fillling, I will definitely make this again. - 3/27/08

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