A flavorful recipe that can be made either with bison or without bison as a vegetarian stand-alone. For the vegetarian version use 3 portobello mushrooms and 2 tablespoons olive oil instead of 1. Requires the barley to be soaked at least 24 hours in advance.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
40 mins
additional:
1 day
total:
1 day
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place barley into a large bowl and cover with several inches of cool water; let stand 24 hours. Drain.

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  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir bison in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir soy sauce, garlic, thyme, oregano, and pepper into bison; reduce heat to medium-low. Add olive oil and stir.

  • Mix mushrooms, barley, and Worcestershire sauce into bison mixture; stir gently. Pour wine over mixture just until barley is covered. Cover skillet, bring to a boil, and reduce heat to low. Cook until barley is tender, stirring every 10 minutes, 30 to 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

440 calories; protein 25.1g; carbohydrates 63.3g; fat 5.3g; cholesterol 38.7mg; sodium 832.7mg. Full Nutrition
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