Diabetic Cooking

Spinach-Pine Nut Whole-Grain Pilaf

Make the most of the seasonal ingredients beginning to fill up your kitchen with this pilaf recipe. A delicious addition to any autumn meal, this simple side dish requires just a few simple ingredients tossed together with some herbs and oil.



  • 2 cups hot cooked brown rice or bulgur
  • 1 1/2 ounces pine nuts or slivered almonds, toasted
  • 2 ounces spinach leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes


Place hot rice in large bowl, add remaining ingredients and toss gently, yet thoroughly until spinach is slightly wilted.

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