Wild Rice, Barley, and Asparagus Pilaf

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 80.7
  • Total Fat: 0.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 393.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 2.6 g

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Use pure wild rice, not a blend of wild and brown rice. Use pure wild rice, not a blend of wild and brown rice.
Number of Servings: 12


    5 cup(s) vegetable broth
    3/4 cup(s) uncooked wild rice
    1 cup(s) uncooked barley, pearl-variety (do not use quick-cooking)
    1 medium shallot(s), chopped
    1 tsp table salt
    1/2 tsp dried thyme
    1/2 tsp dried sage
    1/2 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
    10 oz asparagus, pencil-thin spears, cut into 2-inch segments


Bring the broth and rice to a simmer in a large saucepan; cover, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 20 minutes.

Stir in the barley, shallot, salt, thyme, sage and pepper. Cover and continue simmering over low heat for 25 minutes.

Stir in the asparagus, cover, reduce the heat even further and simmer slowly for 5 minutes. Set aside off the heat, covered, for 10 minutes before fluffing with a fork. Yields about 1/2 cup per serving.

Serves 12

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MISSELIBU.

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