Mushroom and Barley Pilaf

Are you looking for a hearty and flavorful dish that’s perfect for a cozy night in? Look no further than this Mushroom and Barley Pilaf recipe! This dish is packed with earthy mushrooms, nutty barley, and aromatic herbs that come together to create a delicious and satisfying meal. In this post, we’ll walk you through the steps to make this comforting dish, from sautéing the mushrooms to simmering the barley in a flavorful broth. So grab your apron and get ready to whip up a delicious Mushroom and Barley Pilaf that will have your taste buds singing!


  • 1 cup barley
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 oz mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add diced onion and minced garlic, sauté until fragrant.
  3. Add sliced mushrooms and cook until they release their juices.
  4. Stir in barley, thyme, salt, and pepper, cook for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Pour in vegetable broth, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low.
  6. Cover and simmer for 30-40 minutes, or until barley is tender.
  7. Remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.
  8. Stir in chopped parsley before serving.
  9. Enjoy your delicious mushroom and barley pilaf!