Toasted Barley and Mushrooms Pilaf

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Servings 4 servings
Calories 510.56 kcal


  • Stove


  • 1 cup porcini mushrooms sliced
  • 1 cup shiitake mushrooms sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups celery diced
  • 1/2 cup onions chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin, divided
  • 1 1/4 cups barley
  • 3 3/4 cups vegetable broth low sodium
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 tsp sage fresh or dried
  • 1/2 tsp parsley fresh or dried
  • 1/2 tsp thyme fresh or dried


  • In a large skillet, sauté mushrooms, celery, and onions in 1/2 tbsp of the olive oil union everything is soft. Stir in barley and the remaining tablespoon of olive oil and toast the barley.
  • Add in remaining ingredients. Bring to a low simmer, cover, and allow to cook for 20-25 minutes or until barley is cooked and liquid is absorbed. Remove bay leaf before serving.

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Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Toasted Barley and Mushrooms Pilaf
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 510.56 Calories from Fat 46
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.15g8%
Saturated Fat 0.79g5%
Sodium 73.76mg3%
Potassium 758.96mg22%
Carbohydrates 95.08g32%
Fiber 21.57g90%
Sugar 3.78g4%
Protein 25.89g52%
Vitamin A 377.61IU8%
Vitamin B1 0.42mg28%
Vitamin B2 0.33mg19%
Vitamin B3 4.88mg24%
Vitamin B5 3.48mg35%
Vitamin B6 0.48mg24%
Vitamin C 6.92mg8%
Vitamin D 0.55µg4%
Vitamin E 1.15mg8%
Vitamin K 34.47µg33%
Calcium 75.89mg8%
Copper 1.01mg51%
Folate 63.3µg16%
Iron 15mg83%
Manganese 1.52mg76%
Magnesium 110.34mg28%
Phosphorus 227.23mg23%
Selenium 29.04µg41%
Zinc 2.89mg19%
Ess-Methionine 167.53mg
Ess-Tryptophan 132.48mg
Ess-Threonine 328.38mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 489.16mg
Ess-Arginine 468.8mg
Ess-Lysine 3399.33mg
Ess-Leucine 612.33mg
Ess-Isoleucine 338.63mg
Ess-Histidine 194.54mg
Ess-Valine 445.28mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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