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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 161.7
  • Total Fat: 9.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.8 mg
  • Sodium: 152.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 4.6 g

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Toasted Nut and Grain Pilaf

Submitted by: BIGOLEDIVA

Introduction

Hearty healthy pilaf featuring grains, brown rice, seeds and nuts for a toasty nutty flavored side dish that works with any poultry, beef or seafood! Hearty healthy pilaf featuring grains, brown rice, seeds and nuts for a toasty nutty flavored side dish that works with any poultry, beef or seafood!
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1.5 Tbls Butter
    1 Tble Olive oil
    2oz vermicelli pasta broken into 1/2 inch lengths
    1/2 cup brown basmati
    1/2 cup quinoa
    1/2 cup lentils(washed well)
    1/4 cup sunflower seeds
    1/4 cup pine nuts
    1/4 cup sesame seeds( untoasted)
    6 cups water
    2 Tbls onion powder
    1/2 Tbls Cumin
    1 Tbls Marjoram
    1/2 teas celery salt
    2 Tbls tahini paste
    3 cubes low sodium bullion

Directions

Melt butter and oil together in pot with pasta, rice, quinoa, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, lentils, and pine nuts- stir frequently until golden brown.(20 minutes)

Then add water and spice/seasonings. Bring to a boil and reduce heat until it stays JUSt at a gentle boil. Cook 10 minutes- stirring frequently. Then reduce heat to simmer- cover and cook 40 minutes until water is absorbed.

Serving Size: makes 12 generous half cup servings

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BIGOLEDIVA.






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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Love all the ingredients. I'm adding it to my recipe box. Will be making this very soon. Thanks! - 4/30/11

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This sounds great! Can't wait to try it. Thanks for sharing :-) - 4/29/11

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