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Brown Rice Pilaf

Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup uncooked brown rice
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 3 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 117
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 2.6 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 2.8 g
  • carbohydrate 20.2 g
  • fiber 1.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 159 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring broth to a boil in a heavy saucepan; stir in rice and next 5 ingredients.

  2. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 50 to 55 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Stir in green onions and almonds.

  3. Tip: Brown rice has twice the fiber of white rice. Increasing the fiber in your diet may help control blood sugar.

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