Hearty, Healthy Grain Dishes

Couscous Pilaf with Apple and Dried Fruits

Couscous pilaf with apple and dried fruits

This quick, delicious couscous side dish, naturally sweetened with apple and dried fruits, is good with curries, and also goes well with any kind of well-seasoned bean or lentil dish.  more→

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Turkish Millet With Garden-Fresh Greens

Millet uncooked

This luxurious and piquant grains-and-greens combo starts with nourishing (and under appreciated) millet and combines it with whatever leafy greens you have on hand (collards, kale, chard, etc.) and bold flavorings. An unusual touch is added with pomegranate molasses. Recipe contributed by Ellen Kanner. more→

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Bulgur with Fine Noodles

Bulgur on a spoon

Here’s a simple, sturdy grain side dish for everyday meals. Combining a hearty grain like bulgur with delicate noodles is a tasty way to enjoy both. This is excellent served with winter squash dishes. more→

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Couscous Curry-osity

Couscous raw

This simple butternut squash and potato dish is a fusion of Asian and Indian flavors. Contributed by Anne Dinshah, from Healthy Hearty Helpings,* ©1999, published by American Vegan Society.
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Buckwheat Groats (Kasha) with Vermicelli and Fall Vegetables

Buckwheat groats

Buckwheat groats, or kasha, lend an invigorating texture and assertive flavor to this enticing fall grain dish. Think of this as a more colorful and contemporary version of kasha varnishkes. more→

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Lemony Bulgur with Green Beans and Walnuts

Bulgur on a spoon

Filling and hearty, the lemony flavor and the young green beans give this bulgur dish a touch of spring. more→

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