Lemon Basmati Rice With Pine Nuts



10 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 149
Fat 3 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Protein 4.3 g
Carbohydrate 26.9 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 258 mg
Caloriesfromfat 18 %
Fiber 1.9 g
Calcium 22 mg


1 teaspoon canola oil
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped celery
3 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 1/2 cups uncooked brown basmati rice
1/4 cup currants
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice


Heat oil in a large saucepan over mediumhigh heat. Add onion and celery; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Add broth, rice, and currants; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 55 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Stir in pine nuts, salt, pepper, and lemon juice.

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

January 2002
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