Three-Grain Pilaf

recipe
Quinoa, a grain that looks like round sesame seeds, contains more protein than other grains. When paired with rice and millet, it provides a great nutty flavor.

Yield:

6 adult servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 275
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
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

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 salt

Preparation

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 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

for your toddler: Serve a spoonful as a side dish with meat, fish, poultry, or tofu.

Note:

Peter Berley,

Cooking Light First Foods,

Oxmoor House

August 2010
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