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Acorn Squash and Chard

Acorn Squash

Acorn squash and chard with lentils and rice seasoned with oregano , red pepper, garlic, pine nuts and onions.

Ingredients

1 cup long grain brown rice
1 cup brown lentils
1/2 cup wild rice
4 cups vegetable stock
1 cup water
1 small acorn squash, chopped
14 ounce can diced tomatoes in juice
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 red onions
1 cup pine nuts
Olive oil
1 bunch Swiss chard, washed, chopped, stems removed
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

Directions

Cook the rice, lentils and wild rice in broth for 20 minutes in a pressure cooker for fifty minutes by conventional means.

Add squash, tomatoes and seasoning and simmer until squash is cooked through - about 10 minutes (test with a fork).

Meanwhile fry onions and nuts, in enough olive oil, slowly until onions are carmelized.

Add onion mixture to pot with swiss chard and cook until chard is wilted.

Stir in balsamic vinegar. Serve.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 to 6 servings.

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