Add 2 1/2 cups water to pan and stir, scraping up browned bits. I’d recommend tomatoes that are still a bit firm too. Perhaps that’s been the case with okra. Sprinkle pilaf with remaining 1 tablespoon parsley and 1/2 tablespoon dill. ½ cup Lundberg Family Farms Organic Brown Rice, uncooked, 1 ½ pounds smaller slicing tomatoes (see note). Your email address will not be published. Drizzle over veggies, and toss to combine. I used a little more lemon juice than suggested. Roasted Okra, Tomato and Garlic Pilaf If there was ever a veggie I hated when I was a kid, it was okra. (Right.). I used couscous (1 cup) instead of bulgur and had great results. Tastes great hot, warm or at room temperature. It makes a great vegetarian and gluten free side dish or a light lunch or dinner. Leave to rest for 10 mins Season and serve as an accompaniment. I thought the dill and parsley added a lot. In order to make this quick I make the stock (the real key to the dish) the day before. Cover and bring to a boil. Okra is a strange character. This tomato and tuna pilaff recipe is quick and easy and perfect for a midweek family supper. Spam not included. Preheat oven to 400°F. Then there is roasted tomatoes, intense and bursting with flavor, and a great way to get your tomato fix any time of the year! When ready to use, place in large bowl and toss with olive oil, to lightly coat, and season with salt and pepper. Transfer to bowl. Add roasted okra, tomato and garlic to bowl with bulgar wheat, and toss. If there was ever a veggie I hated when I was a kid, it was okra. Here, I threw the okra in the oven with some garlic to sweeten things up and tomatoes, since ’tis the season for those. i doubled the garlic, crushing half and leaving half in the skins to mix in after roasting, and this turned out to be a good move, as the garlic taste wasn't very strong at all. Transfer roasted vegetable mixture to large saucepan. Next time I will use canned tomatoes. But that’s another story. Stir in bulgur. Combine the brown rice with 1 cup of water in a small pot. I'm Grace, lover of peanut butter, garden eats and kitchen creativity. It’s a simple preparation that makes a nice meal or side with the addition of bulgur wheat, a traditional tabbouleh staple. I increased the amount of lemon juice for more tang. I’m not entirely sure if my change in opinion is primarily a result of my little kid tastebuds growing up, or the new cooking methods I’ve been using. However, the recipe did not specify what type of bulgur to use - fine, medium or coarse. Welcome! Wow. (don't add the water, just add an extra tbsp of olive oil). overall, not a good recipe, but a good starting point. My parents did this one too many times for me to conclude I’m not a fan, even in my old and tastebud-mature age of 23. Learn how your comment data is processed. Bake 25-30 minutes, until garlic is soft and tomatoes near bursting. If any garlic pieces are finished, remove and set aside.). A little seedy and a bit of slimeball, it’s the kind of veggie you don’t want to mess with on the wrong side of the stove. Treat it wrong, and likely it will treat you wrong back. A couple years ago I had the opportunity to visit a rice harvest with Lundberg and it reinforced what I already knew: they are a good company that is committed to preserving the land for future generations all while making a wonderful product. But that’s another story. Squeeze lemon wedge over top and finish with basil. Roast 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Tomato ,Rice and chickpeas is adorable diet and is tasty. Continue to chop the mixture together, as if you were making a gremolata. Next time we might try it with bulgur or pasta. This all-in-one recipe is loaded with sweet peppers and squash, herby sausages and rice. Okra is a strange character. Who knew? Remove pan from oven. I too am ready for cooler weather but I’m not ready to give up tomatoes. Place all stock ingredients in a large pan, cover with water. Okra and parsnips, the latter of which I could still go without. And I love bulgur! Roast 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cut okra into bite-size pieces. Baked Tomato and Paprika Pilaf is a community recipe submitted by TimBris83 and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe. Add any cheese you might like and serve with some fresh black pepper. Get all the inspiration delivered directly to your inbox.