Side view of confetti rice pilaf on a plate with sliced ham and salad greens.

Confetti Rice Pilaf

This vegetable rice pilaf is a great side dish for grilled meats, poultry or seafood.

  • Servings


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • ½ cup carrots, cubed or julienne
  • ½ cup zucchini, cubed or julienne
  • ½ cup yellow squash, cubed or julienne
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh rosemary leaves, minced


  • 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.

Recipe Notes

To julienne vegetables, slice diagonally. Cut each slice into matchstick-size strips.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 99
  • Total Fat 2g
  • Sodium 82mg
  • Carbohydrates 17g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Protein 3g