Great Grain Side Dish Recipes

Fill them up with hearty grains like farro, bulgur, couscous, brown rice and more using these side dish recipes from Food Network.

Photo By: Antonis Achilleos

Photo By: Antonis Achilleos

Israeli Couscous with Raisins

Combine Israeli couscous with cinnamon, golden raisins and almonds for a hearty side dish.

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Bulgur Salad

Make a side dish in just 15 minutes by adding oranges, cucumbers and olives to bulgur wheat.

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Mushroom Barley

Caramelize onions and add them to quick-cooking barley, then toss with mushrooms, dill and salt.

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Curried Brown Rice Pilaf

Add curry powder and broken spaghetti to a pot of brown rice, plus chopped almonds for crunch.

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Chestnut and Wild Rice Pilaf

Combine natural wild rice and white basmati rice for this nourishing, nutty side. Be sure to cook each type separately so it comes out just right.

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Barley-Leek Pilaf

A smattering of golden raisins adds just enough sweetness to this savory grain side.

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