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Five-Grain Pilaf

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Category: Low Fat, Side Dishes

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Currants
  • 1/4 c Fresh orange juice
  • 1 ts Olive oil
  • 1 ts Minced garlic
  • 1/2 c Finely chopped onion
  • 2 c Sliced mushrooms
  • 1 c Barley
  • 1/2 c Soft winter wheat berries
  • 1/4 c Millet
  • 1/4 c Wild rice
  • 1/4 c Brown rice
  • 3 c Chicken broth
  • 1 c Chopped scallion
  • 1 c Slivered, toasted almonds
  • 1 c Minced Italian parsley
  • Salt and pepper


Preheat the oven to 350. Plump the currants in the orange juice for 20
minutes. In a large Dutch oven with a tight fitting lid, heat the olive oil
over medium heat. Add the garlic and onion and saute for 5 minutes. Add the
mushrooms and saute for 3-5 minutes, until softened. Add the barley, wheat
berries, millet, wild and brown rice. Stir to coat with the oil and cook,
stirring, for 10-15 minutes. The grains should be soft to the tooth. Stir
in the chicken brothand bring to a boil. Cover and place in oven; bake for
30 minutes. Remove the pilaf from the oven; stir in the scallion, currants
and soaking liquid, toasted almonds, and parsley. Season with salt and
pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

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