Apricot Mushroom Pilaf

Number of Servings: 4 (338 G)
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 1 Hour
Apricot Mushroom Pilaf.

This fragrant brown rice pilaf is an elegant whole grain dish that can be a hearty light vegan or vegetarian entree or, in smaller portions, a side to pair with just about any main dish. It’s use of less common ingredients that are still easy to source makes it a lovely choice for a special weekend dinner or a holiday meal.

Tip: If you can’t or don’t want to buy or make carrot juice, orange juice is a perfectly acceptable substitute.

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 oz. portobello mushrooms, thickly sliced
  • ½ cup sliced carrots
  • ½ cup diced bell pepper
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • ½ cup wild rice
  • 2 cups carrot juice
  • ½ tsp. rosemary
  • ½ tsp. sage
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup diced dried apricots

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic. Cook until onion is golden and soft (5-6 minutes).
  3. Stir in mushrooms, carrot, and bell pepper. Cover and cook until the vegetables are tender (7-8 minutes).
  4. Stir in rices, carrot juice, seasonings, and water. Cover and bring to a boil.
  5. Turn heat to low, stir in apricots, and cook, covered, until rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed (45 minutes).

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Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 338G

Amount per serving
Calories 400
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 100mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 81g 29%
Dietary Fiber 7.5g 25%
Total Sugars 19g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 55g
Protein 10g
Vitamin D 0.2mcg 0%
Calcium 70.1mg 6%
Iron 2.4mg 10%
Potassium 1095mg 25%
Vitamin A 1295.4mcg 140%
Vitamin C 29.8mcg 35%
Vitamin E 3.2mg 20%
Vitamin K 26.9mcg 25%
Thiamin 0.5mg 40%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 10mg 60%
Vitamin B6 0.8mg 45%
Folate 64.8mcg 16%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 2.6mcg 10%
Chloride 108.9mg 4%
Pantothenate 1.8mg 40%
Phosphorus 377.5mg 30%
Iodine 3.4mcg 2%
Magnesium 126.1mg 30%
Zinc 2.9mg 25%
Selenium 20.6mcg 40%
Copper 0.6mg 70%
Manganese 2mg 90%
Chromium 0.3mcg 0%
Molybdenum 3.7mcg 8%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Carrot Juice, Portabella Mushrooms, Whole Grain Brown Rice, Onion, Wild Rice, Green Pepper, Dried Apricots (apricots And Sulphur Dioxide), Carrots, Olive Oil, Garlic, Black Pepper, Sage, Rosemary.

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