Wild Rice & Pearled Barley Pilaf

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(Use organic ingredients whenever possible).

This colorful and unique pilaf combines two whole grains into a tasty side dish. It provides an excellent source of complex carbohydrates and cholesterol-lowering fiber, along with an assortment of vitamins and minerals like vitamin A, magnesium, phosphorus, folate, and B-vitamins.

Yields6 ServingsCategory
 1 tbsp olive, sunflower, grapeseed, or other cooking oil
 1 large onion, chopped
 2 large carrots, chopped
 2 stalks celery, sliced
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 3 ½ cups chicken or vegetable broth (use homemade or organic)
 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
1

Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat.

2

Add onion, carrots, celery and garlic and cook until tender.

3

Stir in broth and wild rice.

4

Heat to a boil.

5

Cover and cook over low heat 20 minutes

6

Add pearled barley.

7

Cover and cook over low heat 20 minutes or until wild rice and barley are done.

8

Stir in parsley.

*Cooking times can vary based on the batch size.

Eating nutritionally can be quick, convenient, and cost effective. For hints and tips please see our Convenient Use Tips and Cooking Tips .

Ingredients

 1 tbsp olive, sunflower, grapeseed, or other cooking oil
 1 large onion, chopped
 2 large carrots, chopped
 2 stalks celery, sliced
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 3 ½ cups chicken or vegetable broth (use homemade or organic)
 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

Directions

1

Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat.

2

Add onion, carrots, celery and garlic and cook until tender.

3

Stir in broth and wild rice.

4

Heat to a boil.

5

Cover and cook over low heat 20 minutes

6

Add pearled barley.

7

Cover and cook over low heat 20 minutes or until wild rice and barley are done.

8

Stir in parsley.

Wild Rice & Pearled Barley Pilaf
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