Barley and Mushroom Pilaf

This earthy-flavored pilaf with mushrooms and nutty toasted barley will really stick to your ribs!

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. vegan margarine, divided
  • 1 cup sliced porcini mushrooms
  • 1 cup sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 2 ribs celery, diced
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 1¼ cups cooked barley
  • 3¾ cups vegetable broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ¼ tsp. dried sage
  • ½ tsp. dried parsley
  • ½ tsp. dried thyme

Directions

  • Heat 2 tablespoons margarine in a large skillet or stock pot over medium-high heat. Sauté mushrooms, celery, and onion until almost soft, about 2–3 minutes. Add barley and remaining margarine and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add vegetable broth, bay leaf, sage, parsley, and thyme. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer 20–25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until liquid is absorbed and barley is cooked. Remove bay leaf before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. vegan margarine, divided
  • 1 cup sliced porcini mushrooms
  • 1 cup sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 2 ribs celery, diced
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 1¼ cups cooked barley
  • 3¾ cups vegetable broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ¼ tsp. dried sage
  • ½ tsp. dried parsley
  • ½ tsp. dried thyme

Directions

  • Heat 2 tablespoons margarine in a large skillet or stock pot over medium-high heat. Sauté mushrooms, celery, and onion until almost soft, about 2–3 minutes. Add barley and remaining margarine and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add vegetable broth, bay leaf, sage, parsley, and thyme. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer 20–25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until liquid is absorbed and barley is cooked. Remove bay leaf before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories170
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium730mg
Total Carbohydrate23g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars6g
Protein2g