Barley Pilaf With Fruits and Nuts

Total Time
55mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

Sweet and nutty mixture that I like for a change of side dish. *** Update *** After doing this recipe again and not having some things I tried using candied ginger instead of apricot and chicken bouillon instead of salt also increased the cinnamon (too much poured out) used pecan pieces instead of almonds. Result - I loved it that way also! Conclusion - you can do anything with this and still have a great side dish.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In saucepan, heat oil; add onion and cook until softened.
  2. Add the barley, garlic and cumin; cook stirring about 1 minute.
  3. Stir in the apricots, raisins, salt, cinnamon and water; bring to boil.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer until barley is tender, 45 - 50 minutes.
  5. Add almonds and toss to combine.

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This is a nice change from some of the regular side dishes. It was an interesting mixture of flavors. I did use craisins in place of the golden raisins because that's what I had on hand. Thanks for posting this healthy recipe.

zaar mate May 28, 2008

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