Move over rice, there's a new side dish in town. Our Basil & Four-Cheese Barley Pilaf uses pearl barley, CRACKER BARREL Shredded Light 4 Cheese Italiano Cheese and fresh basil for a super side dish for 8.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 8 Servings
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2 tsp. oil
1 onion, finely chopped
2 stalks celery, finely chopped
2-1/2 cups 25%-less-sodium chicken broth
1 cup pearl barley, uncooked
1/2 cup Cracker Barrel Shredded Light 4 Cheese Italiano Cheese
1/4 cup fresh basil, thinly sliced
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How do I make it ?
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 40 min. or until barley is tender and liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
Add cheese and basil; stir until cheese is melted and mixture is well blended.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Substitute 4 tsp. dried basil leaves for the sliced fresh basil.
Store uncooked barley in airtight container at room temperature up to 9 months.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 2.5 g
Saturated fat 1 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 230 mg
Total carbohydrate 22 g
Dietary fibre 2 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 5 g
8 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each
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.