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Taste the goodness of the nutty and chewy texture of two grains—barley and wild rice. This healthy side dish complements a Thanksgiving turkey perfectly!
Combine water, rice, chicken broth, thyme, salt, marjoram and pepper in 3-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture comes to a full boil (7 to 10 minutes). Reduce heat to low. Cover; cook 15 minutes. Add barley; continue cooking until water is absorbed and rice and barley are tender (40 to 45 minutes).
Meanwhile, melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add carrot. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes. Add mushrooms, celery and onion. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until celery is crisply tender (2 to 3 minutes). Stir carrot mixture into rice mixture.
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Made it last Thanksgiving, and plan to do so again this Thanksgiving. Used sliced white mushrooms, but more than called for (1/2 lb. instead of i C.) Also used about 1Tbsp. of chopped fresh dill. Guests loved it. Barley and wild rice an interesting combo. Just "feels" healthier and less caloric than other starches.
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