Tropical flavors add warmth to a chilly fall night. (Serves 4)
* Prepare 1 cup uncooked long-grain basmati rice according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Place 1 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves; 1/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth; 2 tablespoons chopped green onions; 1/2 teaspoon salt; 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper; and 1 garlic clove in a blender. Process until smooth. Add sauce to rice; toss gently to combine.