Barley Basil Pilaf
2 ts Vegetable Oil
1 c Pearl barley; uncooked
2 c Chicken Broth
1/2 ts Salt
1/3 c Fresh basil; minced
1/4 c Green onion; thickly slice
1/8 ts Ground Nutmeg
1. Heat oil in a 1 wuart saucepan over medium heat. Add barley and cook for
5 minutes; stirring to coat well.
2. Add chicken broth and salt, bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat.
3. Simmer for 30 minutes or until barley is tender and liquid is absorbed.
4. Remove from heat, stir in basil and nutmeg.
Notes: Use in place of any rice side dish. You can substantially reduce the
sodium in this by using low sodium chicken broth or homemade. Per Serving:
140 calories, 2.4 grams of fat, 23 grams of carbohydrates, 4.6 grams of
dietary fibre, 17 grams potassium, 15.7% CFF
>From the Recipe Files of RecipeLu
Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by RecipeLu
on Mar 08,