Wild Rice and Barley Pilaf

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 6 to 8 servings

Here’s a great way to try barley—hearty and simple with a fancy flair.


1 (6-ounce) package long-grain and wild rice mix (with seasoning packet)
1/2 cup pearl barley
3 cups fat-free canned vegetable (or chicken) broth
1 tablespoon margarine
1/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted


  1. Preheat oven to 325F.
  2. Mix the following in a large saucepan and bring to a boil: seasoning packet from rice mix, barley, broth and margarine.
  3. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook an additional 10 minutes. Transfer mixture to a large casserole dish, coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  4. Cover dish with foil and bake for 1 hour. After barley and rice are tender, fluff with a fork and stir in almonds.



Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 278 other followers