Warm Wheat Berry Pilaf
Simple to prepare and loaded with nutrients, this pilaf makes a delicious side dish or light main course.
- 1 Tbs olive oil
- 2 oz thinly sliced prosciutto, cut into 1/4-inch thick strips
- 1 1/2 cups cauliflower florets, sliced 1/2-inch thick
- 1 cup chopped asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces
- salt and pepper to taste (optional)
- 2 tsp minced garlic
- 2 cups cooked wheat berries
- 1 cup olives, wedged
- 1 Tbs sherry vinegar
- 1 1/2 tsp chopped thyme
- Heat olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add prosciutto and cook for 1-2 minutes. Stir in cauliflower and asparagus, season with salt and pepper to taste and continue cooking over medium heat for 4-5 minutes until golden and tender, stirring occasionally. Mix in garlic and cook for 1 more minute. Remove from heat and toss with wheat berries, olives, sherry vinegar and thyme. Serve warm, room temperature or chilled.
Calories from Fat 13 (5%)
(2%)Total Fat 1g
(0%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 28g
(24%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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