Confetti Rice Pilaf
This recipe makes a pretty side dish for parties and get-togethers.
- 2 tsp olive oil
- ½ cup cubed or julienne carrots
- ½ cup cubed or julienne zucchini
- ½ cup cubed or julienne yellow squash
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 cup brown rice
- 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
- ¼ tsp ground black pepper
- ¼ tsp minced fresh rosemary leaves, or favorite herb
- Cook brown rice in chicken broth for about 45 minutes. Set aside uncovered.
- Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add carrots, zucchini, squash and garlic; cook until vegetables are tender crisp.
- Stir in rice, pepper and rosemary. Cook until thoroughly heated.
Serving Tip: Makes a great side dish for grilled meats, poultry or seafood.
Preparation Tip: To julienne vegetables, slice diagonally. Cut each slice into matchstick-size strips.
Calories from Fat 20 (26%)
(4%)Total Fat 2g
(2%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrate 12g
(6%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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