Barley & Mushroom Pilaf

Barley & Mushroom Pilaf

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Prep Cook Ready in Servings
10 min 1 h 1 h 10 min 6


1 cup Pearl barley, dry
2 tsp, leaves Basil, dried
1/4 tsp Black pepper
1 1/2 cup Chicken broth (stock), low sodium
1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil
3 clove(s) Garlic
2 tbsp Parsley, fresh
1/4 tsp Salt
1/2 cup Sherry, dry
2 cup pieces White mushrooms
1 small Yellow onion


Preheat oven 350F(175C).

Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Stir in garlic and onion, sauté until golden brown. Stir in mushrooms and cook for roughly 5 minutes. Stir in sherry and simmer for 1 minute.

Add chicken broth, barley and basil. Bring to a rolling boil for 5 minutes. Cover the Dutch oven and place in the oven. Bake until barley is tender - approximately 45 minutes.

Once cooked, stir in parsley and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 249
Calories from fat 86
Calories from saturated fat 12.8
Total Fat 9.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.4 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.6 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 252 mg
Potassium 275 mg
Total Carbohydrate 31 g
Dietary Fiber 5.8 g
Sugars 1.5 g
Protein 4.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.4
Vegetables 0.6

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