Quinoa and Millet Pilaf
IntroductionI needed a side dish for burgers and needed to use up some veggies so here it is! I needed a side dish for burgers and needed to use up some veggies so here it is!
2 cups chicken broth (reduced sodium)
1/3 cup quinoa, dry
2/3 cup millet, dry
salt and pepper to taste
2 tsp. minced garlic
2 bell peppers - color of your choice
1 cup finely diced asparagus (about half of a large bunch)
1/2 cup finely diced onion
3 medium stalks finely diced celery
1 can reduced sodium petite diced tomatoes - no salt added
2 small cans of mild diced chiles
1/2 cup parmesan cheese
Be creative with whatever veggies you have on hand. The sky's the limit! You can also add ground turkey or beef to this dish for a full main course. To make it completely vegetarian - use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.
Meanwhile, finely dice all veggies. Add Pam cooking spray to a large frying pan. Add all fresh veggies and garlic. Cook until heated through and onions are translucent - about 3-5 minutes. Add canned tomato and mild green chiles. Stir another 1-2 minutes until heated through. Add cooked millet and quinoa. Add parmesan cheese. Stir and serve.
Serving Size: Makes about 10 - 1 cup servings
Number of Servings: 10
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHRISKENANDKIDS.