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Barley Pilaf With Beets And Dill

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Ingredients
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Pearl barley 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Medium Size)
  Pickled beets 1 Pound, finely chopped (1 Jar, Juice Reserved)
  Chicken stock/Vegetable stock / low-sodium chicken broth 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt/To taste 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper/To taste 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Watercress 1 Bunch (100 gm), stems removed
  Snipped fresh dill/Minced parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Plain non-fat yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

1 In a medium-size heavy saucepan, heat the oil over moderate heat.
Add the onion and saute, stirring, for 2 minutes or until it begins to turn translucent.
Stir in the barley, beet juice, stock, sugar, salt, and pepperand bring toaboil.
Lower the heat, cover, and simmerfor25 minutes or until the barley is just tender.
2 Stir in the beets and mustard, cover, and cook for 5 minutes or until the beets are hot.
Remove from the heat and stir in the watercress, dill, and yogurt.
Cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until the yogurt is warm and the watercress leaves are wilted

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy

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