Healthy Fast Food Recipe


1 box Near East whole grain wheat pilaf
2 cups water, vegetable, or low sodium chicken broth
1 cup diced cooked chicken without skin
1 cup chopped fresh asparagus, snow peas, or zucchini
1 tablespoon olive oil or butter
1 tablespoon chopped fresh herbs (rosemary, thyme, parsley, and/or mint)
1/3 cup chopped raw nuts (pecans, walnuts, cashews, or almonds)


In a medium saucepan, bring 2 cups of liquid and 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil just to a boil.

Stir in wheat and content of Spice Sack and return to a boil.

Cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer 15-20 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed.

Add herbs, chicken, and nuts during the last 5 minutes of cooking.

Fluff lightly with a fork before serving.

Serve with a mixed green salad, raw or steamed vegetables.

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