The subtle flavors of Barley Pilaf with Peas makes this dish a wonderful accompaniment for strongly flavored meats and stews.
Barley Pilaf with Peas

Barley Pilaf with Peas
 
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8 1/2-cup servings
Ingredients
  • 1/2 Cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove; minced
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 14 1/2 ounces reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/4 Cups water
  • 2/3 Cup medium Quaker barley*
  • 1 Tablespoon lite soy sauce (optional)
  • 10 ounces frozen peas
Instructions
  1. In medium saucepan, cook onion and garlic in oil until onion is tender.
  2. Add chicken broth, water, barley and soy sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover. Simmer 35 minutes; add peas. Continue simmering 10 to 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and barley is tender.
Notes
*NOTE: To use Quick QUAKER Barley, substitute 1 cup quick barley for medium barley and decrease water to 1 cup. Cook onion and garlic as directed above. Add remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover. Simmer 15 to 18 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and barley is tender.

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