Savory Turkish Pilaf Recipe

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Savory Turkish Pilaf
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  1. Heat the butter over medium heat and sauté the lamb until brown.
  2. Remove the meat from pan and keep hot.
  3. In the same butter, cook the onion until it is soft but not brown.
  4. Add the nuts and rice and cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  5. Add the tomato through the bouillon; the dish will sizzle.
  6. Stir and cover tightly.
  7. Reduce heat to the lowest possible heat and cook until the rice is tender and all the liquid absorbed (20-30 minutes).
  8. Return the lamb to the rice and heat thoroughly.
  9. Let stand, covered, in a warm place 15 minutes without cooking.
  10. Sprinkle on parsley or mint.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 373.9 Kcal (1565 kJ)
Calories from fat 128.53 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.28g 22%
Cholesterol 33.96mg 11%
Sodium 925.11mg 39%
Potassium 382.86mg 8%
Total Carbs 49.02g 16%
Sugars 2.38g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2.28g 9%
Protein 12.49g 25%
Vitamin C 6.7mg 11%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 2.8mg 16%
Calcium 32.9mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 133.63 Kcal (559 kJ)
Calories from fat 45.93 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.1g 22%
Cholesterol 12.14mg 11%
Sodium 330.63mg 39%
Potassium 136.83mg 8%
Total Carbs 17.52g 16%
Sugars 0.85g 10%
Dietary Fiber 0.82g 9%
Protein 4.46g 25%
Vitamin C 2.4mg 11%
Iron 1mg 16%
Calcium 11.7mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.2
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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