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Three-Grain Pilaf

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Quinoa, a grain that looks like round sesame seeds, contains more protein than other grains.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 1 cup uncooked basmati rice
  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup uncooked millet
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 275
  • caloriesfromfat 20 %
  • fat 6.1 g
  • satfat 2.5 g
  • monofat 1.2 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 7.8 g
  • carbohydrate 50.9 g
  • fiber 2.4 g
  • cholesterol 10 mg
  • iron 2.4 mg
  • sodium 636 mg
  • calcium 16 mg

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onions; cook 2 minutes. Add rice, quinoa, and millet; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in broth and salt. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes.