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Fruited Barley Pilaf



Quick and easy

Quick and easy

Quick and easy

Prep Time:

5 minutes

Cook Time:

45 to 50 minutes


6 servings


1 1/4  cups  medium pearled barley

1/3  cup  finely chopped onion

1/3  cup  finely chopped celery (1 stalk)

2  tablespoons  butter

1/3  cup  slivered almonds

1  14.5 ounce can  chicken broth

2 1/2  cups  water

1/3  cup  currants or raisins

1  bay leaf

1/4  teaspoon  cinnamon


Chop onion and celery finely.

Heat butter in a 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Sautèacute; onion, celery and almonds 3 to 5 minutes, until almonds begin to brown. Add barley; stir and cook 2 minutes longer.

Stir in chicken broth, water, currants, bay leaf and cinnamon. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to Low, cover pot and simmer 40 to 45 minutes or until barley is tender.

Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Remove bay leaf; stir and serve
Nutritional Information
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Created 07/31/2009
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