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Harvest Grains with Chicken and Brussels Sprouts

February 3, 2010

This is a quick and easy way to incorporate roasted veggies with grains and any other leftovers you happen to have around.  I saw this Harvest Grains blend at Trader Joe’s and picked it up thinking it would be a great base for weekday lunches or a dinner side dishes.  The mix contains Israeli Style Couscous, Orzo, Baby Garbanzo Beans, and Red Quinoa and takes only about 15 minutes to prepare.  Since I had some leftover roasted chicken and golden crusted brussels sprouts sitting around, I just threw them all together to create this simple yet complete dish.  Im sure just about any combination of veggies and protein will work great and I recommend this recipe for those of us easing into experimenting with new veggies like brussels sprouts!

Harvest Grains Salad with Roast Chicken and Brussels Sprouts

  • 1 cup Trader Joe’s Harvest Grains Blend
  • 1.5 cups water
  • 1/2 Tb butter
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup shredded roasted/cooked chicken
  • 1 cup Golden Crusted Brussels Sprouts

1) Bring water to a boil (can also use broth).  Add butter and stir in Harvest Grains Blend

2)  Bring back to boil, add a pinch of salt.  Reduce heat and simmer covered for 10 mins 

3)  Stir together chicken, grains, and brussels sprouts and serve!  Sprinkle with cheese if you like.

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. February 3, 2010 3:56 pm

    It makes me so sad to think of how long it took me to discover how much I love brussels sprouts. They are amazing!!! And I’ve always wanted to try that TJ’s grain mix. Kinda looks like funfetti. 😉

  2. marta permalink
    February 9, 2010 8:17 pm

    Making this tonight! I am soo excited 🙂 Thanks for posting this one…i LOVE brussel sprouts 🙂

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