Barley and wild rice combine with sweet golden raisins and fresh snow peas in this simple and healthy side dish recipe. Serve it with chicken, pork, or beef.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring broth to boiling in a large saucepan. Stir in wild rice and barley; return to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, for about 40 minutes or until the rice and barley are tender. Drain off liquid. Return the rice and barley to the saucepan.

  • Stir in pea pods, raisins, scallions, orange peel, orange juice, mint, olive oil, and curry powder. Cook and stir over medium heat until heated through. Serve warm or at room temperature, garnished with additional orange peel.

Nutrition Facts

271.3 calories; protein 7.1g 14% DV; carbohydrates 49.5g 16% DV; exchange other carbs 3.5; dietary fiber 5.7g 23% DV; sugars 1.7g; fat 6.3g 10% DV; saturated fat 1g 5% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 155.1IU 3% DV; vitamin c 18mg 30% DV; folate 30.7mcg 8% DV; calcium 47.6mg 5% DV; iron 2.3mg 13% DV; magnesium 64.4mg 23% DV; potassium 427.4mg 12% DV; sodium 561.7mg 23% DV.