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Southwestern Pilaf

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“A hearty side dish that is sure to please. This can be served in place of Spanish rice and goes well with grilled meats and poultry.”
1hr 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan with tight fitting lid, bring the chicken broth to a boil, stir in rice and barley; cover and cook for 30 minutes.
  2. Stir in diced carrot, cover and continue to cook for an additional 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and grains are tender.
  3. While the grains are cooking, heat the olive oil in a large skillet, stir in garlic and chopped onion and cook until onion is tender.
  4. Stir in the corn and beans, heat until warmed; add jalapeño pepper, red bell pepper, cumin and oregano.
  5. When the grains are cooked, add to skillet, stirring to combine.
  6. Sprinkle in the cilantro, combine well; cover and allow to stand 5 minutes before serving.
  7. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.

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