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Brown Rice Pilaf

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

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup diced carrot
  • 1/3 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain brown rice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (14 1/2-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill

Nutrition Information

  • calories 152
  • fat 1.8 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • protein 4.9 g
  • carbohydrate 29.4 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 327 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 11 %
  • fiber 3.4 g
  • calcium 25 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add carrot, celery, and onion; sauté 4 minutes or until tender. Add rice and next 4 ingredients; stir well. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, covered, 45 minutes or until rice is tender.

  2. Add peas, and stir gently. Remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes. Add dill, and stir gently.

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