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.
Ingredients2 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
PreparationHeat 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.
|% Daily Value *|
|Total Fat 2 g||3 %|
|Sodium 82 mg||3 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 17 g||6 %|
|Dietary Fiber 2 g||8 %|
|Protein 3 g||6 %|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.|