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Lemon Basmati Rice With Pine Nuts

Yield 10 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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