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Barley Pilaf With Mushrooms And Walnuts

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  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped onions 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sliced mushrooms 12 Ounce (Fresh And Mixed Varieties Like White, Crimini, Portabella, Shiitake)
  Thyme 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic cloves 2 Large, minced
  Pearl barley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chicken broth/Vegetable/ beef broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Toasted walnuts/Toasted pinenuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

In a large skillet or sauce pan heat oil over medium heat; add onion and sauté 3-4 minutes or until softened. Add mushrooms and sauté 5-7 minutes or until starting to brown. Stir in thyme, garlic and barley and cook 1 minute. Add broth and bring to boil; reduce heat to simmer. Cover and cook for 35-40 minutes or until liquid is almost absorbed and barley is tender. Stir in nuts and cheese. Stir in parsley just before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Mushroom, Rice
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Barley pilaf is a great way to include fiber in your diet. See this video and make this healthy flavorful recipe for your family. The video is very nicely explained and briefs about the health benefits the dish would offer. Try this dish for a wholesome meal and enjoy!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 676 Calories from Fat 501

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 59 g90.5%

Saturated Fat 8.4 g42%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 13.2 mg4.4%

Sodium 839.8 mg35%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g9.1%

Dietary Fiber 7.4 g29.7%

Sugars 5.4 g

Protein 18 g36.1%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 38.8%

Calcium 28.1% Iron 20.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Barley Pilaf With Mushrooms And Walnuts Recipe Video