Carrot and Sweet Potato Pilaf Recipe

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Submitted by rosl

Makes 5 servings



Filling rice and vegetable dish, I use three heaped teaspoons mint sauce from a jar instead of a heaped tablespoon of dried mint.

Recipe Ingredients for Carrot and Sweet Potato Pilaf

15 gram Olive Oil
159 gram Onion
403 gram sweet potato
240 gram Carrot
120 gram celery
250 gram Basmati rice
500 ml water
15 gram stock cube
125 gram dried apricots
1 tablespoon dried mint
1 tablespoon dried parsley
50 gram pine nuts

Recipe Directions for Carrot and Sweet Potato Pilaf

  1. Peel all the vegetables, thinly slice the onion, slice the celery and dice the carrots and sweet potato. Chop the apricots in half.

  2. In a large, heavy based pan, heat the oil and add the onion, sweet potato, celery and carrots, fry over a medium heat until the onions are soft but not browned.

  3. Stir in the rice, vegetable stock, herbs and paprika dried apricots and dried herbs

  4. Season with freshly ground black pepper

  5. Cover, bring to the boil and then cook for 10 ? 15 mins, so stock is bubbling until rice is cooked and vegetables are tender, you may to add a little more water so that it doesn't stick

  6. Remove from the heat and sprinkle over the pine nuts just before serving.

Categories

Rice, Vegetables, Main Dish, English, Simmer, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 377.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
404
Calories from Fat
94
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.5g
16%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
89mg
4%
Potassium
838mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
70.4g
23%
Dietary Fiber
6.6g
26%
Sugars
12.0g
Protein
8.4g
Vitamin A 181% Vitamin C 60%
Calcium 6% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
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