Multigrain Pilaf with Sunflower Seeds

  • BestUCanBe Posted: 01/19/11
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    Our cafeteria at work has been offering cooking light recipes. I tried this today and loved it. Came out here to find the recipe so I could make it at home.

  • karen67 Posted: 01/10/09
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    I made this for the first time for Christmas dinner and everyone LOVED it!! I made it without the leeks, but otherwise everything else was according to the recipe. It tasted great the next day, too - both chilled and warmed up. I removed some excess liquid after the stated cooking times, though. I served it with the baked herb citrus salmon (another EXCELLENT dish!), and green beans with hazelnut lemon butter (also great!).

  • janloves2cook Posted: 03/30/10
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    Excellent! Made this for dinner for company with the pork loin roast with port and prunes and it was absolutely delicious. Rave reviews from everyone!

  • livin2eat Posted: 01/08/11
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    Seemed more like a risotto than a pilaf due to the bulgar. Very creamy and made a nice accompaniment to roasted pork loin

  • Clobberella422 Posted: 01/18/12
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    This was very good and flavorful. My husband described it as "rustic". It was very creamy and somewhat porridge-like. I think it would be a good dish for a brunch or large breakfast with some eggs and fruit.

  • bjane1 Posted: 07/01/12
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    This was delicious. Even my white rice loving daughter and husband enjoyed it. The sunflower seeds added a tasty crunch. It was a perfect consistency...it was done before the rest of the meal so I just let it sit on the cooktop with no heat until we were ready to eat. I used craisins rather than currents. I will definitely make this again.

  • dj32566 Posted: 03/07/14
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    I sauteed mushrooms with the leeks but otherwise followed exactly using 1/4 recipe for two people. Served with "Pork Medallions with Port Wine-Dried Cherry Pan Sauce" from this site (also excellent). Great meal and done in 45 minutes. with minimal prep.

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