Mushroom-barley pilaf

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Makes

1 Servings

Mushroom-barley pilaf

Mushroom-barley pilaf.
Photo, Michael Graydon.


Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion , diced
  • 4 1/2 cups mixed mushrooms
  • 1 cup pearl barley
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley

Instructions

    Dried cranberries add sweet tartness to this healthy pilaf dish.

    Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high. When hot, add 1 diced onion. Cook until softened, 2 min. Add 4 1/2 cups (375 g) thickly sliced mixed mushrooms. Cook until softened, 2 min. Add 1 cup rinsed pearl barley, 2 cups chicken broth and 1 1/4 tsp salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer until barley absorbs most of the liquid, 18 min. Stir in 1/4 cup dried cranberries and continue simmering until liquid is absorbed, about 10 more min. Stir in 1/4 cup chopped parsley.