Three-Grain Pilaf

Quinoa, a grain that looks like round sesame seeds, contains more protein than other grains.


6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional 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


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


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.


June 2002
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