Golden Oat Pilaf

Golden Oat Pilaf

Looking for a healthy, interesting side dish? This fragrant, golden-hued steel cut oat pilaf is a perfect companion for meats and vegetarian entrees. Or, serve alone, topped with a fried egg for a filling, protein-packed snack.
Type de plat: Plats principaux, Accompagnements, salades et soupes
Category: Sans gluten, Végétarien
Oat Type: Avoine coupée à la lame d’acier
Temps de préparation: 10 minutes
Temps de cuisson: 20 minutes
Temps total: 30 minutes
Portions: 6


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil or canola oil, (15 ml)
  • 2 small shallots chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tsp turmeric (5 ml)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin (2.5 ml)
  • 1 carrot grated
  • 1 cup steel cut oats (250 ml)
  • 3 cups chicken stock or water (750 ml)
  • 1/2 tsp salt if using water or no-salt chicken stock (2.5 ml)
  • 1/2 cup peas frozen, thawed (125 ml)


  • In a heavy-bottomed pot over medium-high heat, sauté shallots in oil until softened.
  • Add garlic and spices and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds.
  • Add carrot, oats, stock or water, and salt (if required).
  • Bring to a simmer, cover, reduce heat to med-low and cook for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until oats have absorbed most of the liquid.
  • Stir in peas and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes before fluffing with fork.