Curried Barley Pilaf

When using pearled barley with 4% beta-glucan content, 1 serving of pilaf would contain approximately 2 grams of beta-glucan. Consuming 3 grams of barley beta-glucan is needed to meet the required daily intake for lowering cholesterol. ¼ cup (60 mL)  butter or margarine 1 medium onion, chopped 1 ½...

Barley and Lentil Soup

This soup combines the two Prairie culinary powerhouses…barley and lentils.    2 onions, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil ½ tsp.(2 mL) ginger ½ tsp(2 mL) paprika ½ tsp (2 mL) turmeric 4 ½ cups (1.125 L)  beef stock 1 can (796 ml|28 ounce) tomatoes, chopped or diced ¾...

Wild Rice and Potato Pancakes with Corn Salsa

Pancakes • 3 cup (750 mL) washed, grated potatoes (preferably Russet) • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice • 1 cup (250 mL) cooked wild rice • 1 egg, slightly beaten • 1/2 cup (125 mL) whole wheat flour • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) prepared mustard • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) fresh dill • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) canola oil • 1/2 tsp (2...

Chickpea & Cranberry Couscous

• 1 ¼ cups (310 mL) chicken stock • 1 cup (250 mL) dry couscous • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) turmeric • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) ginger • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) cinnamon • 1 cup (250 mL) dried cranberries • 1 medium zucchini, diced • 2 carrots, peeled and diced • 3 green onions, chopped • 2 cups (500 mL) cooked chickpeas or...

Chickpea Pasta Salad

• 4 cups (1 L) corkscrew pasta • 1-19 fl. oz can (1- 540 mL can) chickpeas, rinsed and drained • 1 ½ cups (375 mL) celery, chopped • 1 ½ cups (375 mL) carrot, coarsely shredded • 1 ½ cups (375 mL) sweet red pepper, chopped • 4 green onions, finely chopped • ¼ cup (60 mL) feta cheese, crumbled • ⅓...

Lentils & Barley Salad with Roasted Tomatoes, Spinach & Goat Cheese

Salad: 1/2 cup (125 mL) dry green lentils 1/2 cup (125 mL) pot or pearl barley 1 garlic clove, peeled 4-6 roasted or sun-dried tomato halves, sliced or left whole 1 packed cup (250 mL) fresh spinach or Italian parsley, chopped 1/2 cup (125 mL) crumbled soft goat cheese 1/4-1/2 cup (60-125 mL)...

Lentil & Rice Pilaf

2 Tbsp (30 mL) butter 1 cup (250 mL) brown rice, uncooked 1 large onion, chopped 1 red pepper, chopped 3 green onion, chopped 4 cups (1 L) water 1 Tbsp (15 mL) chicken stock 1 cup (250 mL) dry green lentils 1 can mushrooms with liquid, chopped ½ tsp (2 mL) thyme salt and pepper to taste Sauté...

Arroz Con Huevos

• 1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil • 3/4 cup (175 mL) chopped onion • 3/4 cup (175 mL) chopped green pepper • 1 clove garlic, minced • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) chopped tomatoes • 3 cups (750 mL) cooked rice • Hot pepper sauce, to taste • 4 eggs Heat oil in deep non-stick skillet or Dutch oven over medium...

Autumn’s Wild Rice-Mushrooms Pilaf Style

• 1/2 cup (125 mL) uncooked wild rice • 2 oz (60 g) chopped walnuts • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) canola oil , divided • 3 oz (90 g) whole mushrooms, wiped clean and quartered • 1/2 cup (125 mL) diced onion • 1 cup (250 mL) frozen corn, thawed • 1/2 of a medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced • 1/4 tsp (1 mL)...

Angel Wings Pasta

Salad • 2 cups (500 mL) uncooked bow tie pasta • 2 large ripe tomatoes, diced • 1 medium green pepper, chopped • 1 medium red pepper, chopped • 1 medium white onion, chopped • 1 English cucumber, chopped Dressing • 1/4 cup (60 mL) canola oil • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) granulated sugar • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) apple...