Toasted Brown Rice & Vegetable Pilaf

Toasted Brown Rice & Vegetable Pilaf

Brown rice and barley combine with carrots and zucchini in this healthy side dish.

15 min.prep time 1:15total time
5 servings
000 Ratings

Ingredients

Grains

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 cup uncooked brown rice
1/2 cup uncooked barley

Seasoning

2 (14 1/2-ounce) cans vegetable broth
2 medium (1 cup) onions, cut into thin wedges
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves*
1 tablespoon chopped fresh marjoram leaves**
1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

Vegetables

3 medium (1 1/2 cups) carrots, thinly sliced
2 medium (2 cups) zucchini, halved lengthwise, sliced
3 ounces (3/4 cup) LAND O LAKES® Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded

Directions

In 10-inch skillet heat oil; add rice and barley. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned (4 to 5 minutes). Stir in all seasoning ingredients. Continue cooking until mixture comes to a full boil (4 to 5 minutes).

Reduce heat to low. Cover; continue cooking 35 minutes. Stir in all vegetable ingredients except cheese. Cover; continue cooking until grains and vegetables are tender and liquid is absorbed (10 to 12 minutes). Sprinkle with cheese.

*Substitute 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves.

** Substitute 1 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 380

Fat: 11g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 660mg

Carbohydrates: 59g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 13g

Recipe #7636B©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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