Braised Pearl Barley With Basil Pesto Recipe

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  1. How to Prepare:Place the barley in a fine sieve and wash under cool running water till the water runs clear, about 5 min. Drain.
  2. In a heavy saucepan, combine the barley, onion, bay leaf, chicken stock, salt and pepper.
  3. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 30 min.
  4. Remove from the heat and allow to stand for 5 min uncovered.
  5. Mix in 2 Tbsp. of the Basil Pesto and mix well, fluffing with a fork.
  6. (Basil Pesto Procedure)
  7. In a blender combine the garlic, basil, pine nuts, cheeses, and vitamin C pill (if using).
  8. Blend on high for 1 minute, then slowly add in the oil in a steady stream so which the mix binds together. Add in salt and pepper to taste.


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