Wild Rice & Quinoa Pilaf Stuffing Recipe

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Submitted by starburn

Makes 8 servings



Wild Rice & Quinoa Pilaf Stuffing

Recipe Ingredients for Wild Rice & Quinoa Pilaf Stuffing

3/4 c wild rice
3/4 c quinoa
2 c chicken broth
2 T butter
1/2 large onion
2 T extra virgin olive oil
1 1/2 c carrot, grated
3/4 c celery, thinly sliced
10 scallions, thinly sliced
1/3 c fresh parsley, minced
1 T dry thyme
1 T dry rosemary, crushed
1/2 tsp coriander
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/8 tsp allspice
1/4 c dried cranberries
1 apple, diced

Recipe Directions for Wild Rice & Quinoa Pilaf Stuffing

  1. Rinse grains (rub quinoa together while rinsing) and drain.

  2. Cook wild rice. If cooking in a saucepan on the stovetop, add 2 c water and rice to pan, bring to a boil, cover and reduce to a simmer. Cook until all water is absorbed and grains are tender. Remove from heat and let steam about 10 minutes, then fluff with a fork.

  3. Cook quinoa: Place quinoa in a saucepan, and toast add 1 1/2 c water/broth, bring to a boil, then cover and reduce to a simmer. Cook for about 15 minutes, or until all water has been absorbed. Turn off heat let sit covered for about 10 minutes. Remove cover and fluff grains with a fork.

  4. Peel and grate carrot, thinly slice celery, and thinly slice scallion. If using apple, peel, core, and finely chop.

  5. Heat oil in a large saute pan. Saute onion celery for 1-2 minutes, then add carrots, scallions, and chopped apple (if using), and saute until everything is tender. Add spices and stir to coat.

  6. Add cooked grains to pan, stirring to mix, and heat mixture over medium heat until evenly warmed through. Cover and add a little extra broth or water if mixture is getting dry.

  7. Serve warm. If desired, sprinkle with toasted nuts/seeds or a handful of dried fruit before serving.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 181.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
211
Calories from Fat
72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.0g
12%
Saturated Fat
2.6g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Sodium
242mg
10%
Potassium
411mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
29.8g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4.4g
18%
Sugars
4.6g
Protein
6.6g
Vitamin A 81% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 6% Iron 13%
* 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 cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
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