Barley Pilaf

Author: Canadian Living

Here's a pleasantly chewy alternative to rice as a side dish.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2005

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3/4 cups pearl barley
  • 2 1/4 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Method

In large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; fry onion and garlic, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in barley.

Pour in stock; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium; cover and simmer until most of the liquid is absorbed, 30 minutes.

Stir in peas, corn, green onions, salt and pepper; cook until barley is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 601 mg
  • Protein 7 g
  • Calories 225.0
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 40 g

%RDI

  • Iron 16.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 20.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 8.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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