Fiesta Garden Pilaf

Fiesta Garden Pilaf

Colorful veggies and savory seasonings create an quick and easy side dish for any meal.

15 min.prep time 25 min.total time
6 servings
000 Ratings

Ingredients

1 cup chicken or vegetable broth
1 cup water
2 cups instant white rice
1/2 cup shredded or finely chopped carrots
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1/4 cup slivered almonds
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup sliced green onions

Directions

Place chicken broth, water, rice, carrots, red pepper and garlic in 3-quart saucepan. Cook over high heat until broth comes to a full boil (4-8 minutes).

Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5-7 minutes or until water is absorbed.

Stir in all remaining ingredients. Serve immediately.


Variation:
Italian Rice Pilaf: Omit all ingredients except broth, water and rice.
Place broth, water and rice in 3-quart saucepan. Add 1/2 cup chopped onion, 1/2 cup chopped green pepper and 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic to saucepan. Cook over high heat until broth comes to a full boil (4-8 minutes). Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5-7 minutes or until water is absorbed. Stir in 1 cup seeded chopped tomatoes, 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves and 1 tablespoon Parmesan & herb seasoning. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 180

Fat: 4.5g

Cholesterol: 5mg

Sodium: 200mg

Carbohydrates: 32g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #14372B©2008Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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