Savory Slow-Cooked Grains

Savory Slow-Cooked Grains

Come home to a medley of rice and lentils packed with veggies and walnuts – a slow cooked side dish!

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

6:55

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

main-dish

1
cup uncooked long-grain brown rice
1/2
cup uncooked wild rice
1/2
cup uncooked green lentils
3
cups coarsely chopped fresh mushrooms (8 oz)
2
medium carrots, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
12
medium green onions, chopped (3/4 cup)
1
container (32 oz) roasted vegetable stock or chicken broth (4 cups)
1
cup water
2
tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
2
tablespoons dry sherry, if desired
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/4
cup chopped walnuts, toasted
1/3
cup finely chopped parsley
  1. In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except walnuts and parsley.
  2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 hours 30 minutes to 7 hours 30 minutes.
  3. Stir before serving. Sprinkle with walnuts and parsley.
Makes 6 main-dish servings (1 1/3 cups each) or 16 side-dish servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
This is a great starter recipe if you're new to whole grains. Using a slow cooker is a terrific way to prepare them because some grains take a while to cook.
Whole Grain Serving: 1 1/2

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 330
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 980mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 51g
    • (Dietary Fiber 9g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 12g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.