Nutty Basmati Rice

Serve this simple, nutty rice alongside your family's favorite chicken or pork dish. We preferred the flavor of curly leaf parsley in this recipe rather than flat-leaf parsley. Toast the walnuts while the rice simmers so the nuts can be stirred in when the rice is done.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 3 Minutes
Cook: 22 Minutes
Other: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 175
Fat 5.3 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Protein 3.8 g
Carbohydrate 31.4 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 466 mg
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Fiber 1.3 g
Calcium 9 mg

Ingredients

1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons light stick butter
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup uncooked basmati rice
1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

Bring first 4 ingredients to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add rice; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 18 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, 5 minutes. Add walnuts and parsley, and fluff with a fork.

Note:

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

January 2006