Friday, April 30, 2010

Multigrain Pilaf with Sunflower Seeds

Multigrain Pilaf with Sunflower Seeds


cup thinly sliced leek (about 1 large)
1 cup finely diced carrots
2 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 cups no-chicken broth
1/2 cup uncooked pearl barley
1/2 cup brown rice
1/2 cup dried currants
1/4 cup uncooked bulgur
1/3 cup sunflower seed kernels

Heat oil over medium heat. Add leek and carrots; cook 4 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Add 2 1/2 cups water and next 3 ingredients (through rice); bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 35 minutes. Stir in currants and bulgur; cover and simmer 10 minutes or until grains are tender. Remove from heat; stir in sunflower seeds.

Based on a recipe is from Cooking Light.