Sesame-Stir Fry Vegetable Grande Grains Pilaf

Recipe courtesy of Miss in the Kitchen and Bob’s Red Mill


  • 3 tablespoon California Olive Ranch extra virgin olive oil, divided use
  • 1 cup Bob’s Red Mill Grande Whole Grains
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms, baby portabella or white
  • 8 oz sliced water chestnuts
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 12 oz steamed stir fry vegetables
  • 1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds


  1. In a large sauce pan add 1 tablespoon California Olive Ranch extra virgin olive oil and Grande Whole Grains, stir to coat.  Cook over medium-high heat 2 minutes, stir in chicken broth and bring to a boil.  Lower heat to simmer and cover, cook one hour our until liquid is absorbed.
  2. About  10 minutes before grains are done, add 2 tablespoons California Olive Ranch extra virgin olive oil to a large skillet over medium-high heat.  Add garlic, onion, mushrooms and water chestnuts .  Cook until onions are softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add orange juice, sesame oil and soy sauce.  Lower heat to simmer. Stir in stir fry vegetables and Grande Whole Grains.  Cook 2 minutes stirring  until thoroughly mixed. Garnish with sliced almonds.

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