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Anne Salatandre
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Member Since Mar, 2014
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Recipe for Southwestern Pilaf

1/2 cup brown rice

1 medium carrot (diced)

1 cup corn kernel (frozen or canned)

1 cup black beans (canned, rinsed, drained)

1/2 cup barley

3 cups chicken broth

1/2 tesp ground cumin

1 tbsp olive oil

3 garlic cloves (finely chopped)

1/2 cup red onion (chopped)

1 jalapeno pepper (diced)

1/2 tsp dried oregano

2 tbsp fresh cilantro (chopped)

1/2 medium red bell pepper (diced)



Preparation Method

In a medium saucepan with tight fitting lid, bring the chicken broth to a boil. Stir in rice & barley. Cover & cook for 30 minutes. Stir in diced carrot, cover & continue to cook for an additional 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed & grains are tender.

While the grains are cooking, heat the olive oil in a large skillet, stir in garlic & chopped onion & cook until onion is tender. Stir in the corn & beans, heat until warmed; add jalapeño pepper, red bell pepper, cumin & oregano. When the grains are cooked, add to skillet, stirring to combine. Sprinkle in the cilantro, combine well; cover and allow to stand 5 minutes before serving.

Adjust salt and pepper to taste.

Southwestern Pilaf
Prepration Time: 0 hrs 25 mins
Cook Time: 0 hrs 45 mins
Serves: 6 Persons
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