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Fruited Multigrain Pilaf

Fruited Multigrain Pilaf

Fruited Multigrain Pilaf

Fruited Multigrain Pilaf


⅔ cup uncooked wheat berries

½ cup uncooked pearled farro or regular barley

½ cup uncooked wild rice

4 cup chicken or vegetable broth

12 ounce sweet potato, peeled and chopped (2 1/3 cups)

⅔ cup dried cranberries

½ cup sliced celery (1 stalk)

1 tablespoon butter

2 cloves garlic, minced

½ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

1 ⅓ cup chopped red cooking apples (such as Rome or Jonathan) (2 medium)

½ cup chopped toasted walnuts

½ cup sliced green onions (4)

1 tablespoon snipped fresh thyme


Rinse and drain wheat berries, farro or barley (if using), and wild rice. In a 31/2- or 4-quart slow cooker stir together wheat berries, farro, wild rice, broth, sweet potato, cranberries, celery, butter, garlic, salt, and pepper.

Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 31/2 to 4 hours. Stir in the apples, walnuts, green onions, and thyme.

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