Armenian Pilaf

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 177.4
  • Total Fat: 4.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.5 mg
  • Sodium: 422.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 8.1 g

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A great side dish with good fiber A great side dish with good fiber
Number of Servings: 10


    1 1/2 cups buckwheat groats (kasha)
    1 med oion chopped
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    2 cups low sodium chicken broth
    1/4 cup slivered almonds
    1 can garbanzo beans - rinsed and drained
    2 tablespoons lemon juice
    1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    1/4 teaspoon cardamon
    1/2 teaspoon allspice
    1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
    1/4 teaspoon pepper
    1/3 cup raisins

    sour cream (optional)


Saute onion and garlic in olive oil until soft in a heavy deep skillet..

Add all remaining ingredients except the sour cream.

Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and cook until liquid is absorbed. You may need to add additional liquid if the buckwheat is still too hard.

Top with sour cream if desired.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MAMA_HAWK.