Confetti Rice Pilaf

Confetti Rice Pilaf

Meal / Course: Side Dish
Rice Around the World: American
Main Ingredient: Vegetables
Preparation Method: Quick and Easy
Special Diets: Low-Cholesterol, Low-Fat

Servings: Makes 6 servings.


2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 cup cubed or julienne carrots
1/2 cup cubed or julienne zucchini
1/2 cup cubed or julienne yellow squash
1 clove garlic, minced
3 cups cooked brown rice (cooked in low-sodium chicken broth)
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary leaves, or favorite herb


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 suggestion: Makes a great side dish for grilled meats, poultry or seafood.

*To julienne vegetables, slice diagonally. Cut each slice into matchstick-size strips.
Nutrition Facts
Calories 99
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2 g3 %
Sodium 82 mg3 %
Total Carbohydrate 17 g6 %
Dietary Fiber 2 g8 %
Protein 3 g6 %
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.