Basmati Rice with Pecans

pecan-rice Recipe
Leigh Beisch

Nutritional Information

Calories 187
Fat 7 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 3 g
Polyfat 2 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 29 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 271 mg
Calcium 19 mg

Ingredients

1 cup uncooked basmati rice
1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup water
1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted
1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 tablespoon butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

1. Combine the basmati rice, chicken broth, and 1/4 cup water in a medium saucepan, and bring the mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed. Stir in toasted pecans, chopped parsley, softened butter, salt, cumin, and black pepper.

Note:

Martha Condra,

September 2004
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