Pine Nut-and-Rice Pilaf

Pine Nut-and-Rice PilafRecipe


6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 289
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fat 9.3 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Monofat 3.9 g
Polyfat 3.3 g
Protein 5.5 g
Carbohydrate 48.2 g
Fiber 2.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 206 mg
Calcium 35 mg


2 teaspoons olive oil
1 1/2 cups chopped onion
4 garlic cloves, minced
5 cups hot cooked rice
1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
1/3 cup pine nuts, toasted
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Basil sprig (optional)


Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Combine onion mixture, rice, and remaining ingredients in a bowl; toss well. Garnish with a basil sprig, if desired.