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Carrot Pilaf Recipe

Carrot Pilaf Recipe

Featuring shredded carrots and rice, this eye-catching recipe was the perfect addition to a "carrot patch" luncheon I once hosted.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, saute carrots and onion in butter until tender. Add rice and stir to coat. Stir in broth and lemon-pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with margarine and reduced-sodium broth) equals 137 calories, 1 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 36 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.