Bulgur and Sorghum: Why You Should Give These Grains a Try
Healthy Recipe with SorghumSlow-Cooker Sorghum Pilaf
Sorghum produces a robust pilaf with lots of texture. For best results, have all ingredients at room temperature when you start the slow cooker.
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons dried minced onion
1/2 cup uncooked whole-grain sorghum
2 cups gluten-free low-sodium chicken broth, such as Swanson Natural Goodness
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese or soy alternative, such as Soyco
1. Lightly coat the liner of a slow cooker with cooking spray. Add all ingredients except the Parmesan cheese and stir to blend.
2. Cover and, without removing the lid, cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or until all liquid is absorbed. Stir in Parmesan cheese and serve.
Healthy Recipe Source: Carol Fenster, PhD, author of Gluten-Free Quick & Easy (Avery/Penguin Group, 2007).
Charles Stuart Platkin is a nutrition and public health advocate, founder and editor of DietDetective.com, the health and fitness network, and author of The Diet Detective's Calorie Bargain Bible. Copyright 2008 by Charles Stuart Platkin. All rights reserved.
Reprinted with permission from www.dietdetective.com, September 2008.
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