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Cracked Wheat Pilaf

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Wheat 1 Cup (16 tbs), cracked
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Boiling consomme 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Melt butter in heavy saucepan.
Stir cracked wheat and onion into it.
Cook, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes.
When cracked wheat is golden, add 3 cups of the consomme and salt and pepper.
Simmer, covered, over low heat for about 30 minutes, or until tender.
After 20 minutes, check for moisture; if necessary, add remaining consomme (start with 1/2 cup) to prevent scorching.
Serve instead of potatoes or rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice, Wheat
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 271 Calories from Fat 87

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.3%

Saturated Fat 5.9 g29.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 24.2 mg8.1%

Sodium 1405 mg58.5%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.7 g22.9%

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 11 g21.9%

Vitamin A 5.7% Vitamin C 3.3%

Calcium 3.1% Iron 14.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cracked Wheat Pilaf Recipe