8 Grain Mix

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Michelle Minicucci

This is a mix of grains that I make in bulk quantities to use as a replacement for rice or as a flavorful addition to jasmine or basmati rice. With all due respect, this is based on a recipe from the Medicine restaurant in San Francisco. Also great for sushi!

Top Review by mersaydees

I wondered how I would like all my favorite grains used all at once and I am wowed at the result! I really like this simple and delicious boost to basmati rice. I wasn't sure about the spelt so I used spelt flour; I'll have to check and see if it comes in a grain form -- silly me! Thanks, Michelle Minicucci, for a new pantry staple. Made for Bargain Basement Tag Game.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1 cup ratio is just a suggestion. make as much or as little as you like.
  2. Mix 2 oz of grain mix with 2 cups of Jasmine or Basmati rice. Cook rice and grains in a rice cooker using equal amounts of rice/grains and water.
  3. To make sushi, add 1/3 cup rice vinegar, 2 Tbsp sugar and 1 tsp salt -- whisk together completetly and add to cooled rice mix.
  4. See my recipe for Smoky Risotto for a great side dish including this blend!

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