Barley Rice Pilaf

Barley Rice Pilaf

This dish is very easy to make and is filled with fiber because of the barley. Serve this dish as a side along with your chicken or tofu.

  • Low sodium
  • Low phosphorus
  • Low potassium
  • Low protein
Dinner Easy

Serving size

1/2 cup

Makes

4

Ingredients

1 tablespoon margarine

1 small yellow onion chopped

1/3 cup barley

1/3 cup white rice

2 cups low-sodium chicken broth

1 carrot peeled and finely chopped

1 stalk celery finely chopped

½ teaspoon dried thyme

Nutrition Info

Makes:Serving size: 1/2 cup

Calories

171

Fat

4 g

Carbohydrates

30 g

Protein

4 g

Sodium

83 mg

Phosphorus

80 mg

Potassium

186 mg

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, melt margarine over moderate heat.
  2. Add onion and cook about 5 minutes or until soft.
  3. Add barley and rice and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

 

Recipe contributed by Satellite Healthcare