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Basmati Rice with Pecans

Health SEPTEMBER 2004

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 187
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 29g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 271mg
  • Calcium: 19mg
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