Sorghum Pilaf

This quick and simple sorghum pilaf with sauteed onions and pine nuts pairs deliciously with roast chicken, grilled salmon or seared tofu, along with steamed veggies, for an easy weeknight dinner. There's enough here to save a serving for lunch the next day, or use some of the leftovers to make a Greek Sorghum Bowl.
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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1 1/2 cups cooked whole-grain sorghum

1/2 sweet onion

2 teaspoons olive oil

1/4 cup pine nuts



  1. Heat the sorghum in a microwave-safe bowl for 2 minutes. Meanwhile, warm a skillet over medium-high heat and finely chop the onion. Add the olive oil to the warm skillet along with the onions and cook, stirring, 1 minute, then add the warmed sorghum, pine nuts and salt to taste. Stir until well combined. Reserve half of the sorghum pilaf for lunch the next day, and enjoy the remaining pilaf as a side dish for dinner.
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