Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 45 mins

interesting earthy alternative to rice

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. rinse wild rice, combine with water, broth cube, wine if using, and shitakes and bring to a boil, cover, simmer for 20 minute.
  2. rinse barley and add to wild rice, simmer, covered, another 25 minute.
  3. pull out shitakes and blend in a food processor or small chopper till the same consistency as barley, stir back in
  4. add spices, liquid smoke and fresh or canned mushrooms and warm through.
  5. stir in sour cream if using. sometimes i use some shredded sharp cheese instead.