Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Wild Rice, Barley, Lentil & Mushroom Pilaf

From The Lazy Gourmet: Magnificent Meals Made Easy

Printable Recipe

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 45-55 minutes


Serves 4-6

½ cup brown or mixed brown and wild rices
½ cup pearl barley
½ cup dried lentils
3 ½ cups chicken or vegetable broth
2 tsp Dijon mustard
1-2 tbsp soy sauce
1oz/ 28g dried wild mushrooms
1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves plus some for garnish

1. Soak mushrooms in enough boiling water to cover for 5 minutes.  

2. Combine all the ingredients (use the mushroom water added to the broth to measure 3 ½ cups) in a large saucepan and stir to incorporate the mustard evenly.  Bring to a boil over high heat.  Reduce to low, cover and simmer for 45-55 minutes or until all the liquid has been absorbed.

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