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Herbed Brown Rice Pilaf

This is comfort food at its finest. For a little crunch, add some toasted almonds or pine nuts. Serve with Simplest Roast Chicken Ever.

 

This recipe goes with Simplest Roast Chicken Ever

Oxmoor House SEPTEMBER 2012

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
  • Hands-on: 17 Minutes
  • Total: 57 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup uncooked brown rice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary
  • 3/4 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

1. Cook rice according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

2. While rice cooks, heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add onion, celery, and carrot; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat; stir in parsley and remaining ingredients. Add vegetable mixture to cooked rice; fluff with a fork. Serve immediately.

Tip: Chop all your vegetables and herbs in the morning so when you come home from work, the recipe is a cinch to complete.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 122
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.5g
  • Protein: 2.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 21.7g
  • Fiber: 1.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.6mg
  • Sodium: 164mg
  • Calcium: 22mg
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