Barley Mushroom Pilaf

Recipe by kzbhansen
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 1 batch
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook barley according to package directions until tender.
  • Meanwhile wash mushrooms and pat dry.
  • Heat olive oil in a wide skillet over medium-low heat.
  • Add nuts and let them cook for a few minutes before adding garlic.
  • Add garlic to skillet.
  • Slice mushrooms thinly and when nuts are nicely toasted add the mushrooms.
  • Increase heat to high.
  • Add the spinach, dill, salt and 1/2 teaspoons pepper. Stir.
  • Cook until mushrooms are softened and somewhat shrunk.
  • The barley should now be cooked dry and be tender by chewy. (If it tastes done but still has water around it, drain excess water.).
  • Mix barley with the spinach mixture and 1/2 the cheese.
  • Serve on plates with remaining cheese.
  • Excellent with garlic toast.
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