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Wild Rice And Barley Dinner

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Ingredients
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Hot water 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs), divided
  Medium pearl barley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Uncooked)
  Wild rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), drained, rinsed (Uncooked)
  Sliced fresh mushrooms 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sliced carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1/4 Inch Thick)
  Sliced green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Snipped fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Bouquet garni seasoning 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Low sodium instant chicken bouillon granules 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Fresh broccoli 1⁄2 Pound, cut into flowerets, stalk sliced 1/4 inch thick to make about 2 1/2 cups
  Frozen whole kernel corn 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Evaporated skim milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In 3-quart casserole, combine 1 1/2 cups water and barley.
Cover.
Microwave at High for 5 minutes.
Reduce power to 50% (Medium).
Microwave for 10 minutes.
Rinse and drain.
Return to same casserole.
Stir in remaining 3 cups water, wild rice, mushrooms, carrot, green onions, parsley, garlic, bouquet garni, bouillon, salt and pepper.
Re-cover.
Microwave at High for 3 minutes.
Reduce power to 50% (Medium).
Microwave for 45 to 55 minutes longer, or until wild rice kernels begin to open, stirring after every 15 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients.
Re-cover.
Microwave at High for 8 to 11 minutes longer, or until broccoli is tender-crisp, stirring twice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Rice, Barley
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
90 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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