Two Grain Pilaf with Wild Mushrooms
Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 45 minutes
By Alex Bury
This is a delicious way to add some different grains to your meal plan.
- 1/2 cup uncooked barley
- 1/2 cup uncooked wild rice
- 3/4 cup water
- 1 2/3 cup vegetable broth
- 1 tbsp thyme
- 1 tsp marjoram
- 1 tsp pepper
- 1/4 tsp salt
- white wine for sauteing
- 1 medium carrot, thinly sliced
- 1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced or chopped
- 1 stalk celery, sliced
- 1 medium onion, chopped
In a large saucepan combine barley, wild rice, water, vegetable broth, thyme, marjoram, pepper and salt. Cook over high heat until mixture comes to a full boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover; continue cooking until water is absorbed and barley and rice are tender (40 to 45 minutes).
Meanwhile, in 10 inch skillet, saute carrot in wine for 2 minutes. Add the mushrooms, celery and onion. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until celery is crisply tender. Stir this vegetable mixture into cooked rice mixture. Serve hot.