Joloff Wheatberry Pilaf
Joloff Pilaf is a variation of the classic African Joloff Rice. This whole grain variation is a delicious Vegetarian one pot meal that's perfect for #meatlessmonday
- 1 cup wheatberries
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 1 thinly sliced onion
- 2 finely chopped garlic cloves
- 1 finely chopped Scotch Bonnet pepper/habanero
- 15.25 oz. can kidney beans
- 2 cups crushed tomatoes
- 4 cups spinach leaves
- sprigs of fresh thyme
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- salt to taste
Boil wheatberries in a pot of boiling water until tender, 30-45 minutes.
Drain and set aside
In a large skillet, heat oil.
Add onions and saute until they start to caramelize.
Add garlic and scotch bonnet. Saute for 1 minute.
Add tomatoes, beans, thyme and cumin. Simmer for a few minutes.
Add spinach and cook until they wilt, about 2-3 minutes.
Add cooked wheat berries and salt. Stir to combine and simmer for a few minutes.
Calories: 355.26kcal | Carbohydrates: 60.7g | Protein: 13.43g | Fat: 8.93g | Saturated Fat: 0.88g | Sodium: 799.11mg | Fiber: 13.64g | Sugar: 9.03g