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Basil & Parmesan Barley Pilaf

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8 servings, 1/2 cup each

Why serve a side of rice when you could offer up this super-flavorful barley pilaf with basil and Parmesan instead?

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  • Heat oil in large saucepan on medium-high heat. Add vegetables; cook and stir 5 to 7 min. or until crisp-tender.
  • Stir in broth and barley; bring to boil. Simmer on medium-low heat 30 min. or until barley is tender and liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
  • Add cheese and basil; mix well.


Substitute 4 tsp. dried basil leaves for the sliced fresh basil.

Storage Know-How

Store uncooked barley in airtight container at room temperature up to 9 months.


  • 8 servings, 1/2 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Good source of fiber
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Starch
  • 1 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Try this alternative to rice pilaf that uses barley which is a good source of fiber. Plus, the carrots are rich in vitamin A.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1/2 cup each
Calories 130
% Daily Value
Total fat 3.5g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 210mg
Carbohydrate 19g
Dietary fiber 4g
Sugars 4g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 30 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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