Wild Rice and Barley Pilaf With Dried Fruit

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by smellyvegetarian

This is a takeoff of a Cooking Light recipe which calls for quinoa. I realized at the last minute I didn't have enough, and this recipe was born as a result.

Top Review by awalde

Yumm! for this recipe I used barley (I did not get the pearl one), wild rice mix.
As I did not have celery root I used one big carrot and celery green fresh from the garden that I added at the last moment.
I prepared the double quanty for us 4.
Thanks a lot for your recipe and the perfect instructions for the cooking time!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring broth and 1/4 teaspoon salt to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add wild rice and barley. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 45 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Let stand 15 minutes; fluff with a fork.
  2. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat.
  3. Add leek, celery, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, pepper, and sage; cook 10 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add garlic; cook 1 minute.
  5. Stir in cooked rice, cranberries, and walnuts; cook until thoroughly heated.

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