Mushroom Barley Pilaf

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2006

Ingredients

  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 pkg (14 g) dried shiitake mushroom or mixture
  • 1 pkg (14 g) dried porcini mushroom or mixture
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups barley
  • 2 cups sodium-reduced chicken stock
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Method

In bowl, pour boiling water over dried mushrooms; let stand for 20 minutes. Strain, reserving liquid; set aside.

In saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; fry onion, garlic, salt and pepper until tender.

Stir in reserved mushrooms and barley. Stir in chicken stock, water, and reserved mushroom liquid. Bring to boil; reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer until barley is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 40 minutes. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Add fresh parsley.

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

  • Sodium 316 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 202.0
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 43 g

%RDI

  • Iron 15.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 12.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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