Mixed Up Grains

Recipe courtesy of Harvard University Dining Servicespile of mixed rice

Serves 4

  • ½ cup wheatberries
  • ¼ cup pearl barley
  • ¼ cup wild rice
  • 2 cups water
  • ¼ cup minced red onion
  • Salt (optional) to taste

Combine the grains and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat.

Reduce the heat to low and cover. Simmer until all the water is absorbed, about 1 hour.

Remove from the heat. Add the minced onions, salt (if desired) to taste, stir, and serve.

Nutritional information per serving:

Calories: 160⁄ Protein: 6 g⁄ Carbohydrate: 35 g⁄ Fiber: 6 g⁄ Sodium: 0 mg
Saturated fat: 0 g⁄ Polyunsaturated fat: 0.5 g⁄ Monounsaturated fat: 0 g⁄
Trans fat: 0 g⁄ Cholesterol: 0 mg

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