Three-Grain Pilaf

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

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 275
  • Calories from fat: 20%
  • Fat: 6.1g
  • Saturated fat: 2.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 7.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 50.9g
  • Fiber: 2.4g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Iron: 2.4mg
  • Sodium: 636mg
  • Calcium: 16mg

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

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 25 minutes.
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