Caramelized Onion Pilaf
Sautéing the onions intensifies their flavor and adds sweetness to this pilaf.
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 1 medium yellow onion, diced
- 3 cups cooked long grain brown rice
- 1 cup green peas, blanched
- 1 cup olives, wedged
- 1/3 cup toasted pine nuts
- kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste
- Heat oil in a medium sized sauté pan over medium-high heat. Stir in onions and turn heat down to medium-low. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally for 10-12 minutes, until onions are well caramelized. Stir in brown rice, peas, olives and pine nuts. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Calories from Fat 124 (38%)
(22%)Total Fat 15g
(7%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Total Carbohydrate 43g
(23%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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