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Three Pepper Oat Pilaf

Three Pepper Oat Pilaf

Side dishes are just as important as the main dish you’ve prepared. This recipe combines mushrooms, green onions and a variety of peppers to create a yummy side dish packed with flavour that completes any meal.

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  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1‑3/4 cups Large Flake Quaker® Oats, uncooked
  • 2 egg whites or 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil leaves or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

How to make it

  1. In 10‑inch non‑stick skillet, cook peppers, mushrooms, green onions and garlic in oil over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisp‑tender, about 2 minutes.
  2. In large bowl, mix oats and egg whites until oats are evenly coated. Add oats to vegetable mixture in skillet.
  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until oats are dry and separated, about 5 to 6 minutes. 
  4. Add broth, basil, salt and pepper. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Serve immediately.