Freekeh Pilaf

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Vegetarian
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 cup freekeh cracked
  • 2-1/2 cups water or veggie broth - my preference
  • 2 cups wax beans
  • 2 cups mushrooms sliced, any variety
  • 2 cups carrots
  • 1 cup cannoli beans
  • 1 Tbsp grape seed oil
  • to taste himalayan salt
  • to taste black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp rosemary minced, fresh
  • 1 Tbsp sage minced, fresh
  • 1 Tbsp thyme minced, fresh
  • 12 ounces chicken breast cooked (or use fish, or tempeh)


  • Add freekeh and water/broth to a medium saucepan. Cover, bring to a boil and reduce to simmer for 20-25 minutes or until all liquid has been absorbed. Remove from heat.
  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400F. Toss veggies with oil and herbs and spread out on a parchment lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt. Bake for 30-40 minutes until softened and lightly charred.
  • In a large bowl, combine freekeh with veggies and toss with protein of choice.


Note: Nutrition information does not include protein, as the information will vary depending on what protein option you select and how it was prepared.
Serving Suggestion: Garnish with a sprinkle of parmesan to set it over the top
Serving Size: 1 bowl

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